Bengaluru: Police arrested Priyanka Chakraborty at the Kempegowda International Airport for smoking in the toilet of a flight coming from Kolkata to Bengaluru.
Priyanka Chakraborty (24) of West Bengal’s Sealda district was smoking in the toilet of IndiGo flight number 6E 716. The flight left Kolkata at 9.50 pm and reached Bangalore around 1 am. Priyanka was caught smoking 30 minutes before the flight landed.
Suspecting that Priyanka was smoking in the toilet, the flight crew asked her to open the door. A cigarette was found in the toilet dustbin.
Then the staff poured water into the dustbin. The flight captain declared Priyanka an unruly(lack of discipline) passenger. As soon as the flight landed, the staff handed over Priyanka to the airport security department.
Shankar K, assistant manager of InterGlobe Aviation’s security department, later filed a police complaint against her. Priyanka was arrested by the police for committing an act endangering the life or personal safety of others.