04 November 2018
Balasore: The Crime Branch sleuths arrested two persons in connection with illegally booking railway e-tickets by using hacking software after conducting a raid on a Travel Agent Company ‘Odisha Communication’ in Jaleswar area here yesterday.
The arrested persons have been identified as Nirmal Pandit of Rupsa area and Sushant Kumar Dakua of Jaleswar Station area.
Acting on a tip-off, a team led by Kharagpur Crime Branch officials Suresh Kumar along with Security Control Inspector BK Yadav raided the office of Odisha Communication and found out that railway e-tickets were being booked illegally by hacking the railway software.
The officials seized a hacking software estimated to be Rs 62 lakh, 12 e-tickets and Rs 23,000 hard cash. On further investigation, it was found that the accused possess four different bank accounts, stated reports.