Lucknow: In a deplorable incident that challenges the very notion of civility in society, an elderly couple had to endure shocking humiliation after a fellow passenger who was travelling along with them urinated on the elderly couple and their luggage. The accused youth is a 23-year-old man and was heavily drunk at the time of the incident, according to media reports. The incident took place in the Delhi-bound Sampark Kranti Express.
Incident took place on October 4 night
The incident occurred on Wednesday (October 4) night when the Delhi-bound train was moving toward Virangana Lakshmibai Jhansi Junction.
Elderly couple were shocked to witness something like this was happening
The couple who had to go through the horrifying experience were on their way to Delhi. The 60-year-old senior citizen is a retired orthopaedic from Benaras Hindu University and was travelling with his 57-year-old wife.
Accused identified and arrested
The accused has been identified as Ritesh and lives in southeast Delhi. He had reportedly boarded the train from Mahoba. After the incident, the TT in the coach called the cleaning staff and the accused man was handed over to the Railway Police.
He was produced in court. However, as the section on him were related to drinking, he was granted bail. The elderly couple was quoted by an English daily in a report in which they termed the incident that took place with them as "shocking."