Indian Railways Western Railway (WR) zone which operates one of the busiest sub-urban services in the world has said that some people are using the fake ID cards to travel in the local trains in Mumbai.
According to a railway official of Western Railway zone, On an average, daily 20 cases of dubious/suspicious ID cases have been detected and penalized.
Indian Railways started the operations of the sub-urban services in Mumbai on 15 June only for the specific essential staff categories as notified by Government of Maharashtra.
According to a Western Railway official, During one of the special drives at Borivali station, a person with a laminated Identity Card was detected, which looked suspicious. The ID cum authority had the picture of the holder with Aadhar card with WR logo along with letter number. On further probing of the suspect about his nature and place of work, it was revealed that he works at a construction site in Borivali and had procured the authority letter fraudulently.