Two robbers, who boarded Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express, snatched a bag containing gold jewellery from a woman passenger near Moturu railway station.
Following a complaint lodged by the victim, G. Vanisri, the Government Railway Police (GRP) registered a case and took up the investigation. The incident occurred when Ms. Vanisri and her husband were proceeding to Visakhapatnam, the GRP police said on Wednesday.
According to the passenger, two persons who were travelling in the coach allegedly snatched the bag from her when the train slowed down near Moturu station around 4 a.m.
The thieves jumped off the train and escaped in the dark. The value of the gold ornaments in the bag would be around ₹3 lakh, the passenger said.
The police are going through the CCTV footage in Vijayawada and the nearby railway stations o identify the thieves, the police said.