Subhash Chandra (36), a steel fabricator working in Saudi Arabia, was arrested on Monday for molesting an airhostess aboard an Air India flight from Dammam to New Delhi.
“He touched the cabin crew member and molested her,” said OP Mishra, deputy commissioner of police, Indira Gandhi International Airport. “He tried to enter the Business Class enclosure and created a ruckus.”
The cabin crew repeatedly tried to restrain him, but failed.
A breathalyzer test conducted after his arrest confirmed Chandra, who hails from Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan, was drunk.
This is the fourth such incident in recent years. Last October, an Air India airhostess had alleged she was attacked midair by the pilot and co-pilot There were two other cases in October 2007.