London: If you are travelling by a London overground train and fix you are charging your phone in an empty plug socket inside the train compartment, then beaware!! You can land up in jail for abstracting electricity!!!!
A 45 year old artist named Robin Lee was arrested for islington in North London for charging his phone in an empty plug socket last Friday.
He was handcuffed and charged with abstracting electricity. A police officer interrupted him while he was charging his phone a kept saying that it is a crime. When the train arrived at the station she called the other cops and said, “This guy’s been abstracting electricity, he needs to be arrested.”
At the police station the man was de-arrested for abstracting electricity but later arrested for unacceptable behaviour.
The transport department has said that the plugs present in overground trains are meant for cleaning purposes.