Bhubaneswar: A man on Friday was arrested after misbehaving with an odia girl in the Radhani Express train.
Prabhu immediately ordered the railway authorities to take suitable action. The Government Railway Police (GRP) swung into action and arrested the youth at Tatanagar on Friday. The youth was identified as Baniprasad Mohanty of Khurdha district.
The victim had tweeted on various social media including Facebook and Twitter about her ordeal inside the Rajdhani Express immediately after the youth harassed her . Subsequently, the victim’s friend brought the matter to the notice of Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on the issue by tagging him in a tweet, which made the railway minister to take action.
He directed the GRP and other officials who then apprehended Baniprasad Mohanty from Tatanagar station. The accused is being interrogated by the police.
Notably, the girl was travelling from Bhubaneswar to New Delhi in the Rajdhani Express was being harassed by the youth in the route. The Minister’s response has been lavishly praised by the women passengers, who often have to bear the brunt of Romeos while travelling in trains.
Railway minister Suresh Prabhu has been making the headlines recently for helping people via Twitter in real time.
A look down the memory lane reveals that in addition to being increasingly active, our railway minister is within the reach of the public. He had provided milk to a 18-month-old baby travelling in a delayed train,provided assistance to a paralyzed father and son once and his provided food to students of Asian School, Dehradun in a delayed train.