A group of migrant workers travelling back to Bihar’s Gaya from Punjab’s Amritsar looted snacks and water bottles meant for distribution among Sharmik Special passengers, official sources said on Sunday. Also Read - 'COVID-19 War Room': How Delhi Planning to Step up Efforts to Monitor Coronavirus Spread | 10 Points
According to northern railway officials, the incident occurred around 5.30 pm on Friday. Also Read - Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Tests Negative For Coronavirus; Deputy CM Sushil Modi Awaits Result
The official said that the group looted four cartons of snacks as these were being carted in for train passengers by IRCTC staff. The migrants carried as many packets of chips, biscuits and water bottles as they could carry and fled the spot immediately. Also Read - College, University Exams Cancelled in Punjab, Announced CM Amarinder Singh
There was no railway police or other officials to intervene and restore order.
Only Shramik trains for migrant workers are operational from the Old Delhi station.