Mangalore, September 16: Mr U T Khadar, the health minister of the State, has expressed the opinion, on investigating the issue in which Abdul Khader from Uppala, a passenger who had arrived at the local airport to board a flight bound for the Gulf region during late hours on Saturday, had been suspected of carrying explosive items.
He said that a request will be sent to the central government to conduct a detailed investigation into the basis on which suspicions had been expressed about this air passenger and the drawbacks if any in handling this case.
The minister revealed that, it was apparent that Abdul Khader was not in possession of dangerous materials.
U T Khadar revealed in a press statement on Tuesday September 16th that, “The affected persons as well as the public want to know who was responsible for projecting as if the passenger was carrying explosives, without properly giving a glance at the issue and also who was responsible for this entire episode. A detailed inquiry is necessary to ensure that such incidents do not recur. Negligence on the part of Jet Airways personnel is apparent. It also appears that the security staff had shown undue haste”