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The News Minute | December 19, 2014 | 9.15 pm IST Twitter came to the rescue of a girl travelling alone in a train when she saw three youths consuming alcohol in her coach. The girl was travelling from Patna to Bengaluru in the Sanghmitra Express. When she saw the youths consuming alcohol she felt unsafe and clicked their pictures. She then shared it with her brother on Twitter. The girl’s brother shared the pictures immediately with the Ministry of Railways and its minister through Twitter. Sis is in 12295 Departed Y'day. Seat B3-50 has 3 guys on 1 seat drinking & teasing #Help @RailMinIndia @sureshpprabhu pic.twitter.com/Tz0Lrmfw9T — Ankur Singh (@BihariTweeter) December 19, 2014 No train staff co-operating — Ankur Singh (@BihariTweeter) December 19, 2014 She is fine till now.. But till now no police assistance. — Ankur Singh (@BihariTweeter) December 19, 2014 When the tweets along with the pictures went viral on the micro-blogging site, the Railways got alerted and its officials alerted the police. The police soon entered the train, and handed over the youth to the Government Railway Police. She is safe now.. Police aa gayi hai.. Uski seat bhi change kar diya ja raha hai.. Thanks everyone for help. — Ankur Singh (@BihariTweeter) December 19, 2014 Those 3 boys have been thrown out of train.. Police complaint has been registered. Ab #PechnoyBaansh unka — Ankur Singh (@BihariTweeter) December 19, 2014 Today's incident not only shows power of Social Media but what power we poses if we start acting and help each other. — Ankur Singh (@BihariTweeter) December 19, 2014 Tweet
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