Railway passenger in Jaipur brutally beaten by 3 TTEs over improper tickets

Published on 28 Jun 2017 on category Crime for zone Rest of India

A passenger named Sudhir Sharma has been beaten by 3 TTEs named Netram Meena, Styanarayan Meena and Rohitash Meena over improper ticket. The North-Western Railways HQ has taken no action so far.


Sudhir Sharma being beaten brutally infront of his family by TTEs at Jaipur Junction Sudhir Sharma being beaten brutally infront of his family by TTEs at Jaipur Junction

A railway passenger has been brutally beaten by 3 Train Ticket Examiners (TTEs) at Jaipur Junction in front of his family members, a video of which has been viral on social media leading to an inquiry within the railway administration.

The incident took place at 8:30 PM on 23rd June at Jaipur Junction. Sudhir Sharma, a passenger who boarded the Ashram Express from Meerut with his family which was destined for Ahmedabad. Despite purchasing a set of general class tickets he was found in sleeper class coaches.

3 TTEs Netram Meena, Rohitash Meena and Satyanarayan Meena took the family off the train and grabbed Sudhir to make him appear at main TTE office. Sudhir was humiliated in front of his family due to the offensive gesture of the TTEs.

In the office, the TTEs asked him his I-Card which Sudhir later asked back, only to be abused with slurs in front of his children and his wife which provoked Sudhir further. A clash erupted and Sudhir single-handedly countered the 3 TTEs who were attacking Sudhir simultaneously.

Despite taking on the 3 accused TTEs simultaneously single-handedly, Sudhir was injured, according to media reports- half dead, which frightened his wife and kids. While the onlookers remained mute spectators, a TTE named Pawan Sharma tried to pacify the belligerents.

The CPRO of North Western Railways Tarun Jain has ordered an inquiry into the matter and the Jaipur zonal committee has been tasked to conduct it. However, the inaction on the part of Jaipur zonal committee raised eyebrows as even after 4 days no proper action has been taken on the abused.

"Such incidents of assault on us have been ongoing since decades. A recent increment of such assaults has been seen in past few years. People watched as mute spectators. None tried to stop the TTEs from such an inhumane brutality except for Pawan Sharma, another TTE. People swarmed up to see the incident hearing a Sharma being beaten up. Sadly, none came to the rescue but came to enjoy the sight." said Mohit Tripathi who was an eye-witness to the incident.

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Sakshi Bhardwaj
Sakshi Bhardwaj is JNU alumna and writes analytical and substantial commentaries and reports on topics ranging from Geopolitics to Social and Political issues. She has also written for magazines like Organizer.
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Fist Published On: 28 Jun 2017

Last Updated On: 12:36:06am 28 Jun 2017

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Type of Post: News

Category: Crime

Zone: Rest of India

Primary Topic: #AtrocitiesOnBrahmins

Tags: Dalit Terrorism, Police Inaction, Political Inaction

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