Man who travelled on trains with out tickets throughout govt job, repays money owed

Emdadul Haque. Picture: Collected

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Emdadul Haque. Picture: Collected

A authorities worker, who had travelled a number of occasions with out tickets in numerous trains of Dhaka-Chattogram and Dhaka-Sylhet railway routes throughout his service, has made the cost of all fares just lately, after his retirement.

Emdadul Haque (61) of South Mourail space of Brahmanbaria city, got here to the reserving assistant’s room at Brahmanbaria Railway Station round 12:30 pm yesterday (September 5, 2022) and paid all of the earlier fares for travelling by practice and not using a ticket.

Emdadul, a father of three, labored as a constable on the Anti-Corruption Fee and went on retirement in December final yr.

Throughout his service, Emdadul typically travelled with out tickets on completely different trains as he couldn’t handle tickets however he stored information of all of the fares of practice journey and not using a ticket. In response to these information, he paid the railway dues.

“There is no such thing as a different method to repay this debt. So I deposited the cash instantly into the railway. I do not know if I can be free from the legal responsibility, however I’ll get peace of thoughts.”

Emdadul Haque informed The Day by day Star that in his service, he had travelled a number of occasions and not using a ticket on completely different trains on Dhaka-Chattogram and Dhaka-Sylhet routes. However now, he’s affected by guilt after retirement.

The fares had been paid after contacting the railway authorities, he stated.

The story went viral on social media after Sohel Rana Bhuiyan, the admin of a Fb web page named “The Prepare”, posted a standing mentioning the incident.

Didar Mollah, a reserving assistant at Brahmanbaria Railway Station, stated, “Emdadul travelled a number of occasions and not using a ticket throughout his time as a service holder. However he had been affected by regret ever since he retired.”

“That is why he contacted the railway himself. To do away with the debt, right now he paid his dues by shopping for a ticket price Tk 2,530. 

Brahmanbaria Railway Station Grasp Rafiqul Islam stated the railway authorities had been overwhelmed as Emdadul has set such an instance of honesty.


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