TTE Held for Allegedly Urinating on Woman Passenger Aboard Train From Amritsar

Earlier this month, an American Airlines flight from New Delhi witnessed a similar incident.

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A railway employee allegedly urinated on a sleeping woman passenger inside a train, according to multiple reports.

Key details: The incident took place in the Akal Takht Express between Amritsar and Kolkata on Sunday, 12 March.

  • The accused has been identified as Munna Kumar, a travelling ticket examiner (TTE)

  • He was drunk, news agency IANS reported

  • Kumar has been detained and taken into custody by the Government Railway Police (GRP)

  • A complaint has been filed by the woman's husband, according to GRP Charbagh railway station incharge Navratna Gautam

Why it matters: The development comes after a string of similar incidents were reported on board flights to or from Indian airports. However, this is the first such recent incident to have reportedly occurred on a train.

Three-peat: Earlier this month, American Airlines passenger Arya Vohra, a student at a US university, allegedly urinated on a woman co-passenger halfway between Delhi to New York

  • In November 2022, 34-year-old Shankar Mishra allegedly unzipped his trousers and urinated on an elderly woman passenger on a flight from New York to Delhi

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