NFR Recover Over Rs 1 lakh in Fines from Defaulters
Special Railway Magistrate in Guwahati had set up a camp court in the Chaparmukh Junction of the state
NAGAON: In a crackdown on the ticketless travelling on trains in the regions, the authorities with the Northeast Frontier Railways managed to recover a huge amount in the form of fines at the Chaparmukh Junction on Tuesday.
A statement released by the Railway Protection Force mentioned that the officials of the Northeast Frontier railways had been able to recover a total amount of Rs 1 lack 15 thousand on Tuesday from various offenders at the Chaparmukh Junction located in the Nagaon district of the state.
An additional Chief Judicial Magistrate cum Special Railway Magistrate in Guwahati had set up a camp court in the Chaparmukh Junction of the state. More than 300 defaulters who had engaged in the offences under the Railway Act took part in this camp. This led to the recovery of approximately Rs 115000 in fines from the defaulters. Most of the incidents are regarding the crimes of boarding trains with improper tickets or ticketless travel.
In a different incident in the state, one person was arrested by Assam police after he visited a bank to take a loan against fake gold jewellery on Wednesday.
The incident took place in the Bijni region under the Chirang district of Assam, when a 26-year-old man visited a branch office of a private bank to take a loan. He wanted to take the credit by putting a good amount of gold jewellery as the mortgage for the loan amount. The problem happened when the gold jewellery submitted by the youth turned out to be counterfeit.
The name of the accused has been revealed to be one Manujit Sarkar belonging to Dhemaji of Assam. He had visited the Bijni branch of the Axis Bank on Wednesday to avail of their gold loan offers.
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