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Two IndiGo flyers booked for being drunk, misbehaving with crew on Dubai-Mumbai flight

Written by  Jasleen Kaur -- March 23rd 2023 01:05 PM -- Updated: March 23rd 2023 01:09 PM
Two IndiGo flyers booked for being drunk, misbehaving with crew on Dubai-Mumbai flight

Two IndiGo flyers booked for being drunk, misbehaving with crew on Dubai-Mumbai flight

Mumbai, March 23: Mumbai's Sahar police on Thursday registered a case against two IndiGo flyers for being drunk and misbehaving with crew members on Dubai-Mumbai flight.  The accused have been identified as Dattatreya Bapardekar and John George D'Souza.

"Two Indigo flyers have been booked under Section 336 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and  Sections 21,22 and 25 of the Aircraft Rules for being drunk and misbehaving with crew members. Both were arrested formally, but as sections were bailable, they were granted bail from the police station itself", DCP, Mumbai Police, Dixit Gedam added.



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According to the police, the incident occurred on March 22. The passengers John George D'Souza and Dattatreya Anand Bapardekar started drinking after the flight took off from Dubai to Mumbai. When the cabin crew found this, they informed them about the ban on drinking alcohol inside the flight. However, both accused got infuriated and stood up from their seat and started walking inside the flight drunk.

The police said an FIR was registered against both passengers after a complaint was received from IndiGo. Further probe is underway.

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- ANI

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