Bhubaneswar, Feb 15: The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has arrested a tout for illegal e-ticketing today. The RPF has also seized more than 700 railway tickets from the accused identified as Bishnuprasad Pattanaik.
RPF officials said that the accused hailing from Delang area in Puri district was running the illegal business for past few months in connivance with travel agencies in Bhubaneswar.
“We have found the accused of creating around 40 user IDs to book train tickets and later selling those on hefty profit. He is being further interrogated to identify the owners of the travel agencies involved in the scam,’ said an RPF official.