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'Hijacker' on Air India flight actually wanted selfie with crew member

PTI
Published Apr 22, 2015, 3:39 pm IST
Updated Mar 29, 2019, 9:53 am IST
He was requesting the crew member to pose for a selfie
Yusuf Shareef, 35, a resident of Mehdipatnam, who arrived from Dubai in the morning flight of Air India.
 Yusuf Shareef, 35, a resident of Mehdipatnam, who arrived from Dubai in the morning flight of Air India.

Hyderabad: The Cyberabad police here today registered a case against a 35-year-old man, who arrived from Dubai on an Air India flight, after a crew member alleged that he harassed her.

Police inspector T Sudhakar, attached to Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, said Yousuf, the accused, worked with a drilling company in Dubai and was coming to Hyderabad to meet his family.

 

A crew member of the AI flight lodged a complaint after arrival that Yousuf used words such as "plane hijack", apart from harassing her.

Read: Passenger says ‘hijack’ on Air India flight, detained by Cyberabad police

"He was requesting the crew member to pose for a selfie and tried to engage her in a conversation, to which she objected. He also used the words 'plane hijack'," said the police officer.

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Location: Telangana




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