Railway staff sells off transformer for drinking alcohol


Jalpaiguri: Unable to accumulate money for drinking alcohol, an employee of the railways sold off the properties of the railways to acquire money for drinking. The accused named Ajit Singh has been arrested and put behind bars. He was employed with the Signals department in Moynaguri’s Altagram in North Bengal.

He has been accused of selling of a signaling transformer illegally. According to the railways, transformers were being stolen regularly from the Altagram area. A person was arrested recently for being involved in the crime. During interrogation it was found that Ajit singh was the main culprit in the case. He used to sell off transformers woth lakhs of rupees at just nine thousand only. He was produced before Jalpaiguri Court where the judge remanded him to two days of jail custody.