A shameful incident took place at the Bareilly Railway station as an Army Jawan got injured in an accident.
According to the reports, the jawan who was travelling on Rajdhani Express and the TTE got involved in an altercation, following which the jawan was pushed from the train by the TTE. It resulted in the amputation of the Jawan’s one leg while the other leg got badly crushed after he fell off the moving train. This incident took place on Thursday. Currently, the injured soldier is undergoing treatment at the Military Hospital, Bareilly.
After the incident, the army officers and jawans made a scene at Bareilly Junction. The other TTEs at the station were beaten by army personnel who were furious about the incident. Following this, GRP, RPF, and civil police arrived at the scene and stabilised the situation.
The train remained at the railroad station during this time for about an hour.
“Army Jawan Sonu Kumar Singh (30), a resident of Bharsota village of Haldi police station, Ballia, is a rifleman in the army and is posted in Jaipur. He had boarded AC-3 coach B-6 of the Dibrugarh-Rajdhani Express and was travelling from Lucknow to Delhi. When the train reached Bareilly Junction at 9.12 am on Thursday morning, Sonu got down to get water. The train started moving after three minutes. According to eyewitnesses, while boarding the coach, Sonu had an altercation with TTE. It is alleged that TTE pushed the jawan and he fell on the railway track. One of his legs was amputated, while the other was badly crushed,” said Ajit Kumar Singh, Inspector GRP.
A case has been registered against TTE on the complaint of Subedar Harindra Kumar Singh and the matter is under investigation.