A dozen men barged into three coaches of the train near the Buxar railway station, about 125 km from Patna, and threatened to shoot the passengers if they tried to resist the robbery, the passengers told the police.
At least seven Government Railway Police (GRP) official -- a Sub Inspector and six constables -- were suspended and an FIR was registered at the Patna railway station after the angry passengers protested here.
Patna Rail Superintendent of Police Jitender Mishra said an inquiry has been launched into the incident and the criminals would be arrested soon.
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