The drive against ticketless travel was launched by railway magistrate V K Singh. There was a surprise check on Mahakaushal Express and Chhattisgarh Express trains and the results were shocking.
A team led by the railway magistrate along with assistant commandant of Railway Protection Force (RPF) and five other security personnel challaned a total of 103 passengers. Of these, 40 were reported to be civil police personnel, posted at various stations and outposts in the two districts.
Total Rs 29,780 fine was collected out which Rs 11,990 was collected from the cops.