The code of conduct for assembly poll has come into force following the announcement of the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections. In this situation, the Railway Police and the Railway Security Force were instructed to check carrying of cash, liquor, gift items in the trains, with an intention to distribute them to the voters.
Railway patrol police are engaged in intensive surveillance inside trains passing through Erode.
In this situation, the Erode Railway Police conducted an intensive search of passengers’ belongings at the entrance gate of the Erode railway station.
The test took place on the angle of whether money, alcohol, gift items were being carried in thetrains. Passengers arriving by train from outside and entering Erode were also checked.