Mumbai: Ticketless commuter manhandles lady TC at Ambernath

Updated: 25 December, 2019 23:28 IST | Rajendra B Aklekar |

When the lady police head constable Anita Kamble interfered, she too was beaten up by the culprit.

Namrata Vinay Shendge
Namrata Vinay Shendge

A lady ticket checker and a police constable were allegedly beaten up by a ticketless couple at Ambernath station on Christmas Day on Wednesday. This is the second consecutive day when ticketless passengers have based up ticket checkers on Mumbai railway. 

A CR spokesperson said that on December 25, at about 7.45 am, an on-duty outdoor batch ticket checker, Namrata Vinay Shendge, was checking tickets of passengers at platform number 3 of Ambernath station in front of Government Railway Police chowki. A lady commuter, Minal Mahendra Ghule (25 yrs), resident of Neral, manhandled her.

When the lady police head constable Anita Kamble interfered, she too was beaten up by the culprit. The lady and her husband were apprehended and taken to police custody and a case was registered against them.

A CR spokesperson said cases of attacks on ticket checkers have increased recently. In last 3-4 months 5-6 cases on CR at various stations, including Bamandongari, Kurla, Vithalwadi, King's Circle, Ambernath and the case at Bandra station yesterday.

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First Published: 25 December, 2019 20:37 IST

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