Southern Railway RPF conduct intensive drive against unauthorized e-ticketing agents
On 2nd November, 2018, as per the instructions of Director General of RPF, New Delhi an intensive drive against unauthorized e-ticketing by touts was conducted by RPF at all major stations and tourist destinations over Southern Railway. The drive was conducted inorder to curb the activities of touts and facilitate hassle-free ticketing for passengers in the ensuing festive seasons. Drives were conducted at 49 locations over Southern Railway during which 18 cases were registered and 17 touts/agents were apprehended. 310 live tickets for future journey valued Rs.4.85 lakh were recovered.
Besides, 137 personal Identity Cards used by touts for illegal ticketing have been seized. Action is being initiated to deactivate these fake IDs through IRCTC. Further, laptops/desktops, printers and mobile phones used by these authorised booking agents/touts for the purpose of booking have been seized and inquiry is in progress.
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