Two tours and travels outlets have been raided recently by the Central Railway commercial office together with the Railway Security Power (RPF) at Chembur. Illegal computer software and tickets worthy of Rs 4.5 lakh have been also seized.
As for every railway officials, on December 23, a shock joint verify was conducted at Prajapati Excursions and Travels and Ansari Retailer, both found at Vashi Naka, Chembur, by the Anti-Tout Squad of Professional Department, Mumbai Division in coordination with Crime Investigation Bureau, Panvel, alongside with workforce of vigilance department.
On thorough lookup of each the premises, it was recognized that the accused indulged in the business of unauthorised procurement of reserved railway e-tickets and advertising them at a top quality volume ranging amongst Rs 200 to Rs 300 for every ticket.
During the training course of surprise look at on mentioned premises, whole 112 reserved e-tickets valued at Rs 1,60,072 were retrieved from the laptop computer and wise cell phone staying utilised for the fraud.
Additional investigation uncovered that they have been making use of unlawful program for e-ticket reserving via IRCTC web page. Just one desktop, a notebook, three cellular phones and a single pen push were also seized.
RPF Kurla took the two touts in custody and created them ahead of the Magistrate at CSMT Court on December 24. The touts ended up booked under Area 143 of IRA vide CR no. 760/2020 and 761/2020. More investigation is on.
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