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E-ticket scam: 7 Arrested by Railway Protection Force

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  19 Feb 2020 12:43 PM GMT

Guwahati: Cracking its whip on illegal ticket software, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) claimed on Tuesday that it has arrested seven people, including a Kolkata-based mastermind who was in touch with Bangladesh-based terror outfit Jammat-Ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JUMB). Addressing a press conference, RPF Director-General Arun Kumar said, “Recently we arrested seven people, including Kolkata-based Jayanta Poddar, who was in touch with JUMB operatives.” He said Poddar, a resident of Nadia in West Bengal, was the lead seller of the illegal ANMS software and was in contact with cattle smugglers, hawala operators, fake currency operators and fake passport and Aadhaar card makers. The RPF DG said that during probe it was found that Poddar transferred money through Smart Shop, a mobile wallet owned by Hermes I-Ticket Ltd. (IANS)

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