Western Railway collects fine worth ₹11.16 crore

The penalty was drawn from nearly 2.32 lakh ticketless and unreserved luggage cases on WR across Mumbai, Bhavnagar, Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Vadodra and Ratlam

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Western Railway recovered fine worth ₹11.16 crore during regular checks in the month of June this year. The penalty was drawn from nearly 2.32 lakh ticketless and unreserved luggage cases on WR across Mumbai, Bhavnagar, Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Vadodra and Ratlam. 

The fine recovered surpasses the previous year collection for the same month by ₹2.92 crore. Along with this, 209 beggars and 607 unauthorised hawkers were arrested and fined. Moreover, 153 people were sent to jail for violating the law.

Western Railway chief public relation officer, Ravinder Bhakar informed that the railway authorities continue such checks. Nearly 220 checks were carried out against peddlers and other anti-social elements by the commercial department. 

Ravindra Bhakar, Chief Public Relations Officer of West Railway said that the Western Railway continues this kind of campaign for the coming days. According to the officials, in the month of June, a total of 2 lakh 32 thousand such cases were registered.

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In the month of June, 27 cases of reserved ticket transfer were registered and a fine of ₹30,950 was collected. 

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