Railway Protection Force cracks down on touts, recovers E -Tickets

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To prevent the illegal selling of railway tickets, the railway keeps a close vigil on touting activities, said official.
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Railway Protection Force cracks down on touts, recovers E -Tickets
Railway Protection Force cracks down on touts, recovers E -Tickets

Railway Protection Force cracks down on touts, recovers E -Tickets

Guwahati The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Northeast Frontier Railway acted on information and raided 05 shops/agencies at five different locations during the last three days to check for illegal railway ticket sales.

On May 10 to 12, total 50 Railway E-Tickets were recovered worth more than Rs. 70 thousand. During the raids, 7 persons were also apprehended and charged.

On May 12, a joint team of RPF officers from New Jalpaiguri and Siliguri raided a shop called ‘System Solutions’ at DBC Road in Siliguri (West Bengal).

The shop was raided and five Railway E-Tickets valued over Rs. 12 thousand, as well as one computer, one printer and two mobile phones were seized.

The shopkeeper was detained and a case was filed with the RPF Siliguri outpost under section 143 of the Railways Act for further investigation.

Moreover, in another four shops/agencies located at New Alipurduar, Alipurduar, Coochbehar and Tinsukia between on May 10 and 12, RPF of N. F. Railway recovered a total of 45 of Railway E-Tickets valued over Rs 59 thousand.

During the operation, six people were detained from the stores, along with computer equipment and cash.

Last month, the RPF of the N. F. Railway captured nine people involved in touting operations. A total of 56 Railway E-Tickets valued over Rs. 80,000 were taken from their hands. The arrested person was booked under section 143 of the Railways Act for further proceedings after being arrested at several locations throughout the month.

To prevent the illegal selling of railway tickets, the railway keeps a close vigil on touting activities, said official.

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