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The Railways Act, 1890

( ACT NO. IX Of 1890 )

Chapter IX

PENALTIES AND OFFENCES

Other offences

Needlessly interfering with means of communication in a train
108. (1) If a passenger, without reasonable and sufficient cause, makes use of or interferes with any means provided by the railway administration for communication between passengers and the railway servants in-charge of a train, he shall be punished with a fine which shall not be less than one hundred Taka but not exceeding two hundred Taka or with imprisonment for a period of one month or with both.
 
 
(2) If an adult passenger of a compartment in which an offence under sub-section (1) has been committed refuses, without reasonable and sufficient cause, to render any assistance, when such assistance is demanded of him, to the railway servant in identifying the passenger guilty of the offence, he shall be punished with fine which shall not be less than fifty Taka and which may extend to one hundred Taka.

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