Delhi woman on Indigo flight accuses co-passenger of molestation; accused arrested
By Pooja Sirpaul
| Monday, January 11, 2016 - 15:06
New Delhi: A Delhi-based woman accused a fellow passenger of molestation on board an Indigo Airlines flight.
The accused is a 50-year-old businessman who is also a resident of Delhi. The victim alleged that Sanjay Kanad who had occupied the seat next to her molested her when the flight took off.
The incident happened on the early morning flight from Delhi to Kolkata. As soon as the flight went mid-air, the victim complained to the Indigo Airlines staff who took the matter extremely seriously. The captain of the plane immediately made alternative seating arrangements for both the passengers.
After the plane landed, a formal complaint was registered at the NSCBI airport police station at the Kolkata International Airport. Kanad was arrested immediately and booked under relevant sections of molestation.
He will be produced in court later in the day.
This is not the first time such an incident has taken place. A similar situation happened a year ago when a 62-year-old businessman on flight had allegedly molested a woman and a video was made by the woman after the incidence. The video had later gone viral on social media.