Two imposters arrested in UP

Chandauli: Two persons impersonating as train ticket inspectors were Tuesday arrested at Mughalsarai railway station, police said here.

Shivshankar Jaiswal (35) of Jaunpur district and Ravi Prasad (30) of Deoria district were both arrested from a passenger train, they said.

The two posing as the TTEs were extorting money from passengers on pretext of checking tickets and providing seats, they said.

The gang include 14 members and Shivshankar was the leader, they said, adding that they targeted passenger trains running from Jaunpur, Ghazipur, Sonbhadra, Mirzapur and Varanasi.