Western Railway bust e ticket racket


Western Railway’s anti-tout squad of Mumbai division have conducted a check at Mishra Tours and Travels addressed at 3, Radhakant Chawl, Bihari Tekdi, Gamdevi Rd., Poisar, Kandivali (east).

During the check the shop owner, Naresh Mishra, who was present, stated that he was an authorized E ticket agent (Itz cash).

He accepted that he was creating various ID’s and using them to generate E tickets through IRCTC website and these tickets were sold by him on high premium of Rs. 500 to Rs. 1000/- per passenger.

He admitted to being aware of his act being illegal. The articles which were seized from his shop were 34 e- tickets generated on personal id for 98 passengers of value Rs. 71560/-, One JCRT of value Rs 720/-, One CPU, Some Note books and diaries and two bank pass books.

Naresh Mishra along with the seized articles was taken to the RPF Post at Borivali for initiating further legal proceedings. A case is registered against the accused at RPF/Borivali under section 143 of Railways Act.