Some passengers aboard the prepare have been beneath the impression that the youth was travelling with out a ticket. They claimed he panicked on seeing the TTE, Shankar Nayak. They claimed the TTE had frightened the youth, who jumped on to the platform of Gullaguda station, slipped and fell on the tracks. He was run over by the passenger prepare round 7.20am.
After the incident, the indignant mob assaulted Nayak, blaming him for the youth’s dying.
However, the GRP and and railway authorities refuted the allegations. After quizzing the youth’s pals, police concluded that Siva’s dying was unintended and the TTE had no function in it.
GRP, Vikarabad, inspector Raghavendra Goud instructed TOI, “We questioned the associates of the youth. When the TTE boarded the train, there was jostling among passengers. The youth seemed to have lost balance and fell off the train.” He mentioned they recovered a ticket for journey between Rukmapur and Shankarpalli from the sufferer.
“Ticketless passengers blamed the TTE for the death and started raining blows,” Goud added.
railway authorities denied allegations in opposition to the TTE. “Some passengers spread rumours against the TTE. There is no need to initiate a departmental inquiry into the incident,” an SCR spokesperson instructed STOI.