Friday, July 28, 2017

Man detained at Delhi airport for carrying lighter in bag

A passenger was briefly detained at the airport here for allegedly trying to carry a lighter in the aircraft by concealing it in a laptop, an official said today.

A senior official in the airport security said the incident was reported yesterday when a CISF security personnel detected the lighter in the hand baggage of a man who was to take a flight to Hyderabad.

The passenger, identified as F S Khan, had concealed the lighter in his laptop by putting it inside the CD drive slot, the official said.

The passenger was briefly detained and was let off after he furnished a written apology to security officials, he said.

Carrying fire items like lighter inside the aircraft is prohibited under Indian aviation rules.
27/07/17 PTI/DNA