To shoot viral video, Student puts cylinder on railway track

To shoot viral video, Student puts cylinder on railway track

YouTube is a phenomenon in India. Thousands of YouTube channels got floated in the recent years and many coming up with spoof, experimental videos to get instant fame. One such video has gone wrong and an engineering student is arrested by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) police.

In details, Kongara Ramireddy, a B Tech graduate hailing from Chellore in Yerpedu mandal of Chittoor district got this phobia of becoming popular with YouTube videos. He had placed an LPG cylinder on the railway track and recorded it when the train hit the cylinder and it blew off.

Ramireddy went to upload the video and shared it on social media. A netizen who found this to be dangerous, appealed to the RPF police to take necessary action.

Under section 153 (Endangering the safety of persons travelling by railway by willful act or omission) and 143 (trespass of Railways) of the Railways Act, 1989, the RPF police have arrested Ramireddy. The police have identified 47 videos from Ramireddy's YouTube channel and among them 43 were dangerous acts.

In one of the videos, the Ramireddy had placed a bike on the track and based on the license plate number of the bike, the police tracked the accused and detained him.