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CR Anti Tout Squad Mumbai Division, comes down heavily on Touts- 475 E-Tickets worth 7.22 lakh rupees seized

Central Railway

Press Release

CR Anti Tout Squad Mumbai Division, comes down heavily o­n Touts-

475 E-Tickets worth 7.22 lakh rupees seized

In the festive season, Central Railway has initiated a major crackdown o­n black marketing of tickets. In its continued efforts to make available reserved tickets to bonafide passengers, Anti Tout Squad (ATS), Mumbai Division, Commercial branch with the help of RPF conducted intensive checking drives against unauthorized ticket vendors.

During intensive checks and special operations during January 2021 to September 10, 2021, the ATS team has arrested 19 touts and seized 475 E-Tickets worth Rs.7.22 lakhs.

Recently o­n 10/09/2021 a check conducted by the ATS team Mumbai division along with RPF jointly, raided the premises of National Tours & Travels, Pydhoni, Mumbai and apprehended 2 persons involved in procuring business of illegal E Ticketing activities. They both accepted their illegal involvement. Both persons were caught along with 2 Desktops and Mobiles, 122 E-Tickets amounting to Rs.3,04,550/-. They were brought to RPF post Kurla and a case was registered against them under section 143 vide CR No 457/2021.

Similar operations at Vadala (E), Mumbai were conducted o­n 25.04.2021 & with the help of RPF/Dadar seized 36 E-Tickets worth Rs.57700. In another joint operation of Chief Vigilance Inspectors & RPF Kurla, 151 E-Tickets worth Rs.1,11,175 were seized at Bhayandar. All the above were handed over to the Railway Protection Force for further prosecution.

Central Railway appeals to the passengers to travel with proper and valid railway tickets and to purchase their tickets from authorized agents or from Computerized Reservation Centre or book them o­nline o­n website   in order to avoid inconvenience and travel with dignity.

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Date: September 13, 2021

PR No. 2021/09/17

This press release is issued by the Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai.

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