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27 Jan 2018

Delhi: Three businessmen arrested for harassing woman on SpiceJet flight

Three businessman arrested for harassing woman on flight

Three businessmen were arrested from West Delhi for allegedly harassing a woman on an airborne flight while travelling from Bengaluru to Delhi.

According to officials, the men were repeatedly trying to sit in the vacant seats next to the woman and when the crew members asked them to return to their assigned seats, the men started attacking the woman verbally.

In context

Three businessman arrested for harassing woman on flight
To handle the situation, the pilot called airport control room

The incident

To handle the situation, the pilot called airport control room

Adding that the incident took place on January 16, a police official said that after the men started hurling abuses at the female passenger the flight's pilot was informed and he called the control room at Delhi airport.

According to reports, the control room received the call around 11:50 pm, 15 minutes prior to the landing of the SpiceJet flight SG 198 from Bengaluru.

Details

The men were handed to police by airport security

After the pilot's call, a CISF team reached the Delhi airport bay and escorted the passengers as airline security handed over the passengers to Delhi police around 1 am.

DCP (airport) Sanjay Bhatia said, " A case was registered under section 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) of IPC."

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