MARGAO: A tense situation unfolded at Margao Railway Station today when a toll gates collector allegedly assaulted a taxi driver amidst a dispute over additional charges at the toll gates. The incident took place in the presence of Railway Protection Force (RPF) and local police authorities, leading to the immediate arrest of the alleged assailant.
According to eyewitnesses, the altercation ensued when the toll gates collector confronted a taxi driver over what appeared to be a disagreement regarding extra charges at the toll gates. The situation escalated quickly, resulting in a physical altercation between the two parties.
RPF personnel and local police swiftly responded to the scene, attempting to diffuse the tension and bring the situation under control. The alleged assailant, identified as the toll gates collector, was apprehended by law enforcement officials.
The taxi driver, who was reportedly assaulted during the dispute, received immediate medical attention for any injuries sustained during the altercation. Authorities are conducting a thorough investigation into the incident to determine the sequence of events leading up to the assault and to ensure appropriate legal action is taken.
The Margao Railway Station, a crucial transportation hub, witnessed a temporary disruption as a result of the incident. Passengers and commuters in the vicinity were advised to exercise caution, and additional security measures were implemented to maintain order.
Local police and members of the RPF arrived on the scene quickly in an effort to defuse the situation and reduce tension. Police officers arrested the suspected attacker, who was identified as the toll gate collector.
For any injuries incurred during the altercation, the taxi driver—who was allegedly assaulted during the dispute—received immediate medical attention. To ascertain the series of events preceding the assault and to guarantee that the proper legal action is taken, authorities are undertaking a comprehensive investigation into the incident.
The incident caused a brief disruption at the Margao Railway Station, an important transportation hub. To keep the peace, more security measures were put in place and nearby commuters and passengers were urged to proceed with caution.