Drunken man urinated on an elderly woman in the business class of an Air India flight
A man urinated on the blanket of a female passenger on an Air India flight from Paris to Delhi. This is the second such incident in an Air India flight. Earlier, a man had urinated on a woman on a flight from New York to Delhi.
Ten days after a drunken man urinated on an elderly woman in the business class of an Air India flight from New York to Delhi, another such shocking case has come to the fore. Another case has come to light in an Air India flight from Paris to Delhi, in which a man urinated on the blanket of a female passenger. According to the news agency, this case is on December 6 on Air India flight 142, in which a drunk man urinated on the blanket of a female passenger. It is not yet known in which class the passenger was travelling. Earlier on 26 November 2022, a female co-passenger in business class was urinated on by a drunk man.
In the case of December 6, Air India officials have said that no action has been taken against the male passenger who urinated as he has apologized in writing. The male passenger was picked up by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) as soon as he deboarded the plane following the woman's complaint but was later allowed to leave following a "mutual settlement" between the two passengers and a "written apology" from the accused.
The man who urinated on the woman on November 26 has been identified as Shankar Mishra of Mumbai, against whom the victim has approached the police with allegations of sexual harassment and obscenity. Earlier on Wednesday, the airlines barred him from flying for 30 days. According to media reports, Shankar Mishra has reportedly fled to his hometown to avoid arrest, while the Delhi Police has formed a team to catch him. The police have said that he will be arrested soon.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has reprimanded Air India for the November 26 incident. Along with this, show cause notices have been issued to the airline's manager, director of flight service, pilots and cabin crew members of the New York-Delhi flight. Blaming the airline itself for the incident, DGCA has asked it to respond within 2 weeks, based on which further action will be taken.