Delhi Police launches MANHUNT after Air India files FIR against passenger who URINATED on female co-traveller in flight

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Air India lodged an FIR against a man who urinated on a female co-passenger on a flight from New York to India. An official revealed that after the FIR, the Delhi Police has now formed several teams to nab the passenger. A senior police officer has also confirmed that based on the complaints received from Air India, a case has been registered under the Aircraft Rules and sections 294 (indecent act in public place), 354 (intentional assault or criminal force to a woman) of the Indian Penal Code. has been done. to outrage her modesty), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) and 510 (mischief in public by a drunken person).

“We have formed several teams to track the accused passenger and he will be arrested soon,” the official said.

Air India on Wednesday said it has imposed a 30-day flying ban on a passenger who urinated on a co-passenger on a New York-Delhi flight in November last year and an internal inquiry will be launched to investigate the matter. The panel constituted whether there was any lapse. The crew’s part in addressing the situation.

Separately, aviation regulator DGCA said it has sought a report from the airline on the incident and “action will be taken against those found negligent”.

According to reports, a drunken male passenger urinated on a female co-passenger during a flight from New York to Delhi on November 26.

Meanwhile, the National Commission for Women has written to Air India Chairman N Chandrasekaran to intervene in the matter.

The commission observed that the man’s appalling behavior towards the woman violated her right to live a life of dignity and security.

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The NCW said it has received several media reports alleging that a man in an inebriated condition urinated on a female co-passenger on an Air India flight in November, but no action was taken.

It is also reported that after urinating, the man allegedly did not move until another passenger told him to, it said.

The commission said the woman had complained to the crew, who allegedly gave her a set of pajamas and slippers and asked her to return to her seat, claiming that no other seat was available.

It has written to Air India Chairman Chandrasekaran to intervene in the matter and take appropriate action against the culprits.

The commission has sought a detailed action taken report from the Delhi Police within seven days.

With inputs from PTI

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