Since 2017, over 150 trespassers arrested from airports
New Delhi: Since 2017, as many as 150 cases of trespassing reported from the highly secured airports in Delhi. The city police claimed that all cases were solved.
The investigating agency found that the accused tried to enter inside the airport with invalid tickets. The Delhi Police data accessed by Millennium Post revealed that in the current year, 114 persons were arrested till December 15 whereas in 2017, as many as 48 people were nabbed.
"In some cases, we apprehended two persons at a time when they tried to enter without proper tickets," police said.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (IGI) Sanjay Bhatia claimed that they worked out 150 cases in two years.
"During checking, we found accused without valid documents and caught them," said DCP Bhatia.
In 2017, as many as 47 cases of trespass reported whereas in current year cases increased to 103. An investigator claimed that the arrest also includes some foreign nationals. "With the help of cancelled ticket accused tried to enter the counters," said investigator.
Many of the accused enter unauthorised places to see off their relatives.
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on March 26 detected fake tickets at IGI Airport. The CISF noticed three persons trying to exit from the international offloading gate without luggage.
"During the enquiry, it was revealed that they gained access into the terminal building on showing edited tickets to see off their friend. After verifying the facts from the concerned airline, they were handed over to Delhi Police for further legal action," said CISF press statement.
On March 26, CISF apprehended a Canadian national at IGI Airport for entering on the fake ticket. CISF further claimed that during the enquiry, he revealed that he gained access into the terminal building on a postponed ticket of flight for Toronto to see off his wife bound for Toronto.
On April 2, CISF nabbed Belarus national who had gained access into the terminal by showing an edited ticket to see off his mother.