Youth held for trespassing into Bhubaneswar airport


Bhubaneswar: Airfield police has detained a youth after he was spotted roaming suspiciously on the runway of Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here.

According to reports, CISF personnel spotted a youth roaming suspiciously on the runway and took him into custody. Later, he was handed over to Airfield police.

The detainee, identified as a resident of Dumduma area on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar city, scaled the boundary wall of the airport near Khandagiri and entered inside the premises, reports said.

He was spotted by the CISF personnel while approaching an IndiGo flight scheduled to leave for Delhi.

Airfield police is questioning him taking into custody. His family members were informed about the incident and have reached at the police station. The family members said that he is mentally unstable. However, it has not been established yet and police investigation is on.

However, the incident has raised question over security of BPIA.

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