SOUTH CENTRAL RAILWAY PRESS RELEASE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICE, SECUNDERABAD - 500 071
Railway Protection Force (RPF) Conducted Special Drive against Touts
As a part of the ongoing “Passenger and Customer Facilitation Fortnight” and to South Central Railway jurisdiction, Railway Protection Force (RPF) Personnel conducted a special drive against touts in twin cities and other places on 1stJune, 2015. In order to prevent unauthorized business of E-ticketing and touting activities.
During the drive RPF Squads arrested eight touts, four touts in the twin cities of Hyderabad/Secunderabad, two each at Vijayawada and Aurangabad and seized 44 tickets worth Rs. 1, 12, 065/- procured by the touts on fake IDs from various ‘E’ ticketing agencies. In this connection, RPF registered cases against the culprits under section 143 of Railways Act.
(M. Umashankar Kumar) Chief Public Relations Officer