New Delhi :
The Delhi police crime branch on Monday recorded statements of 15 Air India persons in connection with assault case of a staff by Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad.
The police have recorded statements of 15 persons including the victim, Sukumar, who was allegedly thrashed by Osmanabad MP Ravindra Gaikwad a few days back.
The police have also sought details of the video and CCTV footage. DCP (crime branch) Ram Gopal Naik spearheaded the team that recorded the statements of 15 persons.
DCP (Crime Branch) Ram Gopal Naik at IGI Airport after recording statements of 15 persons in Air India assault case. pic.twitter.com/xVuPiaBEHi— ANI (@ANI_news) March 27, 2017
An FIR was registered against him on the basis of the complaint lodged by Air India for repeatedly hitting with sandals 62-year-old duty manager R Sukumar on a Pune-Delhi flight after it landed in Delhi over not being able to fly business class despite having boarded an all-economy flight.
Gaikwad had to left for Maharashtra by train after Air India, along with four other private airlines banned him from flying on their aircraft.
Reacting on the Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad brawl with Air India staff, party leader Sanjay Raut had said that he should have kept calm and should not have manhandled the staff.
"What happened was wrong. He should have kept calm," Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut had told media.