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Metro fines 1,161 for riding ladies’ coach

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, March 10, 2011
First Published: 00:40 IST(10/3/2011) | Last Updated: 00:42 IST(10/3/2011)

Next time think twice before boarding a metro coach reserved for women. If you are caught you will be slapped with a fine of Rs. 250.

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Cops are keeping strict vigil on the coaches reserved for women. In last two months metro police have already challaned a total of 1,161 men for travelling in women coaches in Delhi Metro trains and collected a sum of about Rs3 lakh from them as fine.

“...police personnel are deployed at every metro station to check men from boarding reserved coaches for women. Male passengers were prosecuted and produced before the station controller of metro stations... authorised to fine them," said BS Gurjar, Additional DCP (Railways).

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