The Sahar Police Station in Mumbai has taken Ramakant, 37, into custody after he caused a disturbance on March 11 while a flight was in progress.
Air India travel from London to Mumbai
According to the Mumbai Police on Sunday, a charge has been filed against a US citizen for reportedly misbehaving with other passengers and smoking in the toilet on an Air India travel from London to Mumbai.
According to the Mumbai Police, a case has been filed under Indian Penal Code (IPC) section 336 (whoever does any act so hastily or carelessly as to endanger human life or the personal safety of others) and Aircraft Act 1937, sections 22 (refuse to follow a lawful instruction given by the Pilot-in-Command), 23 (Assault and other acts endangering safety or jeopardizing good order and discipline), and 25 (refuse to comply with (for smoking).
“When he was in the toilet, the alarm began to go off, and when the crew and I all hurried to the toilet, we noticed he was holding a cigarette in his hand even though smoking is not permitted on the flight. We took his cigarette out of his hand right away and chucked it.
Ramakant then began yelling at every member of our crew. We moved him to his seat in some way. Yet, after a while, he made an attempt to unlock the plane’s door.
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As a result of his actions, which made everyone on the aircraft fearful, he began to act strangely. He shouted at us because he wasn’t ready to listen to us. He was then made to sit on the seat while his wrists and legs were tied “As reported to the Sahar Police by an Air India crew member.
Without barely pausing, the accused passenger began hitting his skull. A physician was one of the passengers. He checked him out when he came. When we checked the bag, we didn’t find any of the medicine Ramakant claimed to have, but we discovered one e-cigarette,” the cops continued. Passenger Ramkant was given over to the Sahar police as the plane touched down.
He was arrested and charged there under several IPC provisions. The accused is of Indian descent but is a US citizen and in possession of a US passport, according to the police.
The police said, “We have sent a sample of the accused for a medical examination to determine whether he was under the influence of alcohol or mentally unstable.
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