J K News Today

Srinagar, July 24:

A passenger aboard an IndiGo airlines’ Chandigarh-Srinagar flight was detained on Tuesdayafter he shouted that the flight had been hijacked. He was taken into custody soon after the flight from Chandigarh landed in Srinagar this afternoon.

The details are awaited . However, sources said that  a passenger from Punjab stood up during the flight and shouted that passengers should not untie their seat belts since the flight had been hijacked. The police are verifying the credentials of the passenger and reason why he shouted “ hijack,” a police official told  J K News Today.

“The staff of the flight lodged a complaint against the passenger after the flight landed at Srinagar. He has been detained,” a police officer said.