Guwahati: City trader held for running e-ticketing racket

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From January to July, 2022, RPF of NFR recovered 1902 railway tickets from touts worth more than Rs. 23.26 lakhs and arrested 148 touts
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Illegal Railway Ticketing Racket Busted: 3 Arrested
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Guwahati: A city based trader was arrested in a joint operation by Dispur police and sleuth from Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), said NFR authority on Thursday for allegedly running an illegal railway e-ticketing racket in the city.

NFR said that acting on information, arrested e-ticket touts from different locations during last few days to check illegal sale of railway tickets.

“A team of RPF/Guwahati, on information raided a shop named ‘Maa Sabitri Studio’ located at Kacharibasti, Guwahati with the assistance of local police of Dispur. The owner of the shop was arrested and the team seized 04 railway e-tickets worth around Rs. 2580,” said NFR in a statement.

It may be mentioned here that, during the period from January to July, 2022, RPF of NFR recovered 1902 railway tickets from touts worth more than Rs. 23.26 lakhs and arrested 148 touts.

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