DAILY FILE – Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says acting on intelligence report, it has arrested ticket racketeers at the Rigasa Train Station.
Recall that, many people have abandoned Abuja-Kaduna expressway and opted for train services for fear of kidnapping on the road.
Investigations revealed that some members of staff of the station in connivance with some touts were defrauding unsuspecting travellers and selling train tickets at a higher rate. For economy ticket of N1,300 /N1,500 they were selling at a rate of N2,000 to N5,000 and for First Class which goes for N2,500 was being sold for between N7,000 to N15,000.
Three persons, including a staff of the station and two touts have been arrested.
Similarly, the Station Manager, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Parcel Booking Officer of the Kaduna Railway Station have also been invited for questioning.
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