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61 arrested for defecating in the open along railway tracks in Lucknow

People living near the rail tracks have been asked to inform railway officials about any suspicious activities.

lucknow Updated: Dec 14, 2017 13:50 IST
Press Trust of India, Lucknow
A total of 61 people were found defecating along the tracks when railway officials were conducting a drive near the Daliganj station.
A total of 61 people were found defecating along the tracks when railway officials were conducting a drive near the Daliganj station. (File)

More than 60 people were arrested in Lucknow for defecating along the railway tracks during a safety drive, a railway official said on Thursday.

A total of 61 people were found defecating along the tracks when railway officials were conducting a drive near the Daliganj station after it was reported that a clip, used for fastening tracks to rail sleepers, was missing, spokesperson of North Eastern Railway Alok Srivastava said.

Cases were registered against them under relevant sections of the Railway Act.

The arrested people were let off after they paid the fine.

The spokesperson said the people living near the rail tracks have been asked to inform railway officials about any suspicious activities.