Cuttack, Sep 29: The Railway Protection Force (RPF), Cuttack and Cyber Cell of East Coast Railway (ECoR) have arrested a tout for illegal e-ticketing on Monday. The RPF has also seized 25 railway tickets worth Rs 31193 from the accused identified as Sk Gufaran Uddin (27).
RPF officials said that the accused hailing from Nischintakoili area in Cuttack district was running the illegal business for past few months with hefty commission.
“We have found the accused of several user IDs to book train tickets and later selling those on hefty profit. He is being further interrogated to ascertain involvement of others in the fraud,” said an RPF official.