A woman in Anhui, China is desperate to block the departure of the fast train series by standing at the door of the car so as not to be closed. This is done to give time to her husband who was late to ride the train.
Reported by local media Xin'an Evening News as reported by Channel News Asia Wednesday (10/1/2018), a woman named Luo Haili is with her husband and daughter too late to ride Hefei fast train route to Guangzhou. They were late because they had previously gone to another station.
Other local media, South China Morning Post [SCM]called Luo and his daughter into the car just as the train was leaving. But her husband was stuck at the ticket checking door.
In a video uploaded to local social media, a woman stands right in the middle of the train door to keep the door shut. When the local station officer asked him to get off the train, the woman refused and remained standing in the middle of the door.
"My husband is at the checkpoint of the ticket and I will get out as soon as he comes," the woman told the station officials pulling her off the train.
The woman's action refuses to get off the train for 5 minutes. At one point, the woman was pulled out of the train car to the platform. But he managed to get up and again hold the door so as not to close.
SCMP reported Luo was finally allowed to ride the train with her husband and daughter. But other local Chinese media called Luo and his family pulled out of the train. Apart from that, the train train to Guangzhou was delayed by his departure a few minutes due to the incident.
In an interview with Shanghai Morning Post Luo argued his son had business in another city so that he and her husband were in a hurry to ride train. According to Luo, there is only one train to Guangzho on that day, if it fails to rise, they have to wait the next day.
Reported by SCMP, Luo who is an elementary school teacher in Hefei has been disabled from his job, related to the incident.
Meanwhile, according to XinhuaNet Luo is under penalty of up to 2,000 yuan (Rp4 million) for blocking rail operations. If the incident is more severe, Luo can also be sentenced to 10 days or more severe punishment.
(nvc / ita)