NIA Cases

Case No


Case Title

Train derailment case at Kuneru

State Police FIR No.


Date of Registration


Section of Law

Under Section 174, Code of Criminal Procedure


Case RC-01/2017/NIA/HYD dated 27/01/2017 registered at NIA Police Station Hyderabad. As per Government of India Ministry of Home Affairs Order No. 11011/11/2017-IS.IV dated 25/01/2017(Suo moto)

Section of Law

Under Section 150 of the Railways Act 1989, Sections 16 & 18, of the UA(P) Act.

Date of Registration by NIA


Summary of Allegations

The Central Government has received information that a case vide FIR No. 06/2017, dated 21/01/2017 has been registered under section 174, Code of Criminal Procedure, at PS Vizianagaram, District GRP Vijaywada, regarding accident of Train No. 18448 (Up Jagdalpur Vijaywada Express) in which 46 persons were killed. The Central Government is of the opinion that the act of derailment is a suspected terrorist act by Left Wing Extremists and is a scheduled offence under the National Investigation Agency Act, 2008.

Present Status of Investigation

The case is under investigation.

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