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Updated January 27th, 2024 at 13:20 IST

Bomb Scare Chaos on Mumbai-Lucknow IndiGo Flight: Passenger Arrested, Flight Schedule Altered

Chaos ensued on the flight as Mohammad Ayub's false bomb claim led to his arrest, with authorities now investigating the motives behind the incident.

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Chaos ensued on the Mumbai-Lucknow flight following a fake bomb scare | Image:PTI
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Mumbai: A passenger identified as Mohammad Ayub, on IndiGo Flight 6E 5264 from Mumbai to Lucknow, was arrested by police officials after he claimed the presence of a bomb beneath his seat, according to reports. The 27-year-old triggered an immediate response from law enforcement, leading to a change in the flight schedule and a thorough inspection. 

However, sources indicate that Authorities, including airport police, found no suspicious objects during the examination. Subsequently, Ayub was detained, and a case was registered against him under IPC Sections 506(2) and 505(1)(B).

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The incident, as per sources, has now initiated a comprehensive investigation into the motives behind Ayub's action.

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Published January 27th, 2024 at 13:15 IST

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