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Air Vistara flight crew member molested at Delhi airport, passenger arrested

The Flight Attendant On Vistara Flight UK997 Said The Man Sexually Harassed Her While Passengers Were Preparing For Deplaning At Terminal 3 Of Delhi IGI Airport.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 28 Mar 2018, 11:39:28 AM
Flight attendant molested on Vistara flight UK997 (File Photo)

New Delhi:

A man has been arrested for allegedly molesting a cabin crew member of an Air Vistara flight at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport.

According to the reports, an FIR has been registered under Section 354 A of the IPC (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) against 62-year-old Pune resident named Rajeev Vasant Dani.

The flight attendant on Vistara flight UK997 said the man sexually harassed her while passengers were preparing for deplaning at Terminal 3 of Delhi IGI airport.

The accused is said to have been handed over to CISF.

Air Vistara has released the following statement on the matter:

"A member of our cabin crew operating Flight No. UK997 from Lucknow to Delhi on March 24 2018, reported an incident of sexual harassment by a passenger. Vistara does not tolerate abusive or unruly behaviour by passengers that puts the safety of its staff and other customers at risk, or compromises their dignity. We have reported the matter to the Police and other relevant authorities. An FIR is registered and investigation is on. We are fully committed to providing our cooperation to all the authorities."

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First Published : 28 Mar 2018, 11:31:42 AM