80-Year-Old On Wheelchair "Strip-Searched", Airport Personnel Suspended

80-Year-Old On Wheelchair "Strip-Searched", Airport Personnel Suspended

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March 25, 2022

The CISF has suspended a woman constable after it received a complaint that an 80-year-old wheel-chair bound woman passenger, who had undergone a hip implant, was allegedly strip-searched at the Guwahati airport during security checks on Thursday.

New Delhi, 25 March 2022

As per news report of NDTV, The woman was accompanied by her granddaughter at the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, and they had a flight to Delhi. The paramilitary force that guards the Guwahati airport and 64 other civil airports in the country issued an official Tweet saying, "Security and dignity of needy pax (passenger) go hand in hand. CISF has already started enquiry in connection with the unfortunate incident at Guwahati airport." "The concerned personnel has been suspended. DIG CISF has spoken with the passenger," it said. Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia also responded to the complainant over Twitter saying, he is also "looking into this".

Source - NDTV


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