Hyderabad Division of SCR conducted a Mega Fortress Check and Magisterial Check on 23rd June, 2017 to curb Ticketless Travel and other offences. The Checks were carried out on advice of Chief Commercial Manager, C&PS, South Central Railway. The Mega Fortress checks & Magisterial Check, was conducted under the overall supervision of Shri B.D. Christopher, Senior Divisional Commercial Manager & Senior Divisional Security Commissioner, Hyderabad Division.
A total of 360 persons were apprehended out of which 284 persons travelling without ticket, 76 cases of un-booked luggage were detected. An amount of Rs. 1, 04,465/- (One Lakh Four Thousand and Four Hundred and Sixty Five Rupees) was realised towards penalty during the check.
The Mega Fortress Check & Magisterial Checks were carried out in surprise by the staff involved who travelled by Road from Sitafalmandi to Shadnagar Railway Station to apprehended ticket less travellers.
During the Mega Fortress check conducted at Level Crossing Gate, Shadnagar from 06.00 hrs to 13.30 hrs in a large scale involving Divisional Commercial Manager assisted by 47 Ticket Checking Squad Personal, 09 Staff & 08 Inspectors of Commercial Branch, 21 Railway Protection Force (RPF) and 04 Government Railway Police (GRP) Personnel of Kacheguda and Mahbubnagar Sections of Hyderabad Division, SCR.
23 without ticketless passengers were prosecuted with the help of the Hon’ble IInd Metropolitan Magistrate and 1st Class Magistrate for Railways, Secunderabad who attended a camp court conducted at Shadnagar.