Bid to seize railway property for payment default fails as train drives off


Bid to seize railway property for payment default fails as train drives off

Court staff, escorted by police, reached Tamil Nadu’s Kancheepuram railway station on Friday morning with a property attachment order against the railways. The target was a railway engine.

With the railways yet to pay compensation to four persons for their land acquired in 1999 even after court orders, the Kancheepuram judicial magistrate last month issued an order to attach an engine. Talks between railways and the landowners concerned also failed to resolve the issue.

Staff of the Kancheepuram sub-court, accompanied by policemen, reached the station ahead of the arrival of the Puducherry-Egmore-Tirupati train. Read More

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