A case has been registered against a US citizen for allegedly smoking in the bathroom and misbehaving with other passengers on Air India London-Mumbai flight, said Mumbai Police on Sunday.
The 37-year-old Ramakant has been booked by Mumbai’s Sahar Police Station for his causing inconvenience mid-flight on March 11.
“Smoking is not allowed on the flight but as he went to the bathroom the alarm started to ring and when we all crew ran towards the bathroom saw he had a cigarette in his hand. We immediately threw the cigarette from his hand. Then Ramakant started shouting at all our crew members. Somehow we took him to his seat. But after some time he tried to open the door of the aircraft. All the passengers got scared because of his behavior and he started acting gimmick on the flight. He was not ready to listen to us and was shouting.
Then we tied his hands and legs and made him sit on the seat,” the crew member of Air India told the Sahar Police.
“One person among the passenger was a doctor. He came and checked him. Then Ramakant said that he has some medicine in his bag we didn’t find any but an e-cigarette was recovered while checking the bag,” the police added.
Where he was taken into custody and booked under various sections of the IPC.