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Passenger arrested after allegedly molesting Vistara crew member

Passenger arrested after allegedly molesting Vistara crew member

New Delhi: A 62-year-old passenger arrested for allegedly molesting a cabin crew member of Air Vistara airline at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport last Saturday, Times of India reported on 28 March. The flight UK997 was flying from Lucknow to Delhi, while it was deplaning, the incident occurred.

The air hostess was “touched inappropriately by the accused,” due to which he was arrested on molestation charges. The airline released a statement saying that it will not tolerate abusive passengers.

“A cabin crew member on Lucknow-Delhi flight on 24th March reported the incident of sexual harassment by a passenger. Vistara does not tolerate abusive or unruly behaviour by passengers that puts the safety of its staff & other customers at risk or compromises their dignity,” the Air Vistara stated.

Actor Zaira Wasim had a few months before complained that she was molested by a co-passenger on a Delhi-Mumbai flight of Air Vistara.