Railway pantry staff allegedly attacked a man and threw him out of a moving train in Lalitpur district in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi, police said on Monday. One of the accused has been arrested, they said.
Man beaten, thrown out of moving train after argument over water bottle
Ravi Yadav, 26, was travelling along with his sister on Raptisagar Express (12591) on Saturday. When the train reached near Jiroli village, an argument broke out between him and the pantry staff over the purchase of a water bottle and spitting pan masala, police said.
Apparently, one of the accused has been taken into custody.
- Following this, Ravi Yadav's sister got off the train at Lalitpur station, but the pantry staff did not allow him to leave. Later, they allegedly beat him up and threw him out of the moving train on to the track, from where locals rushed him to the district hospital.
- He was referred to Jhansi Medical College, where his condition is said to be out of danger.
- According to Mohammed Naeem, a Government Railway Police Circle Officer, an FIR has been filed against the pantry staff based on the complaint made by Ravi Yadav under sections 506 (criminal intimidation), 325 (causing grievous hurt), and 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) of the Indian Penal Code.
- The arrested suspect’s name was Amit, according to Ravi Yadav. He said there was a thorough investigation going on.
For Argument Over Water Bottle, Man Beaten, Thrown Out Of Moving Train. An argument broke out between Ravi Yadav and the pantry staff over the purchase of a water bottle and spitting pan masala, police said. Ravi Yadav identified the arrested accused as Amit. A detailed inquiry is underway, he said.