Toilet Water Served to Passengers in AC Train by Railway Attendant
Attendant of AC coach aged 30 was sentenced to 10 days of simple imprisonment and penalty of Rs 1,500 by a Ratnagiri judicial magistrate for serving toilet water to passenger
Attendant of AC coach aged 30 was sentenced to 10 days of simple imprisonment and penalty of Rs 1,500 by a Ratnagiri judicial magistrate. He was charged of supplying water from the lavatory of the coach to the passengers on board on the Tirunelveli-Jamnagar Express.
The Railway Police Force (RPF) has started a massive operation to prevent impure water supply in the trains.
The convicted attendant is identified as Ravindra Vyas. He hails from Rajkot and has been serving as a contract worker. After he was nabbed by the authorities, a case was registered on him on the charges of illegal sale of an article under the Indian Railway Act’s Section 144(1).
As per the Times of India, Girish Karandikar, spokesman of KRCL said, “The central traffic control room informed the RPF authorities of Ratnagiri about the illegal sale of packaged drinking water on the Tirunelveli-Jamnagar Express with the number19577.
A three-tier AC coach on the train B3 was inspected at Ratnagiri station and a passenger complained who received impure water.
As per reports, Vyas boarded the Tirunelveli-Jamnagar Express at Madgaon and sold unsealed packaged drinking water bottles to the passengers. One of the passengers onboard got suspicious about the unsealed water bottles. He approached the authorities and registered a complaint regarding the matter, following which Vyas was arrested.