Bag with INR 5 Lakhs goes missing from Kandivli (West) Railway Ticket Booking Office

Kandivli (KILE): A bag containing nearly Rs 5 lakh went missing from the Kandivli west ticket booking office on Wednesday. No complaint has been registered so far.

According to WR officials, the booking supervisor of Kandivli West ticket booking office was tasked with headed to a bank depositing the ticket sale proceeds at a bank. The amount pertained to ticket sale proceeds from 10 counters of the Kandivali West booking office.

Around 1.30 pm, he placed the bag on a table inside the booking office and went to drink water from a common spout. Minutes later when he returned he could not find it.

Officials from the Western Railway commercial department reached the spot after they were informed about the incident. A senior railway protection force (RPF) official also spoke to the booking supervisor but he did not file a complaint. An inquiry will be conducted into the incident, sources said. Armed constables are supposed to escort the person tasked with depositing the cash and keep a vigil on it. No complaint has been registered at the time of going to press.