An AC local train. Commuter on Western Railway was found with a fake pass bought for rupees 600 at a mobile recharge shop in Virar.
The ticket checking team of the flying squad found something emiss in the pass covered in plastic. on closer inspection and further checking it was found to be fake and commuter was handed over to the railway police. he later revealed that he had bought it from a mobile recharge shop in Virar.
During a special drive on the sub urban section between Churchgate and Virar on January 5 a ticket checking squad found that the pass is fake.
The passenger travelling from Churchgate to Virar was found with suspicious looking pass and closure inspection by official revealed it to be fake.
The passenger was handed over to the railway police at Andheri and charged with surgery and cheating under various section of IPC.
To prevent unauthorised entry in AC local trains frequent surprise ticket checking drives have been carried out more than 31, 500 on anauthorised passenger have been penalized since April 2022.
Western Railway appreciates the employees that their hard work work has put in his 26 years of service Western Railway chief relation officer Sumit Thakur said that one of the Railway employee Qureshi collected fine to the tune of 21.41 lakh in the month of October 2022 which is a record for the highest monthly fine.