Two air hostesses of a private airline, Jet Airways Mumbai-Nagpur flight were allegedly molested by a 23-year-old man who was in an inebriated state last week.
The incident took place when the air hostesses were serving him his in-flight meal and he grabbed their hands.
When the air hostesses complained about the accused, Aakash Gupta, to the flight captain, he informed the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) about the incident and handed over Gupta, a hardware trader, to them.
In turn, the CISF sent Gupta to Sonegaon police who arrested him. He has been booked under Section 354 of IPC. After the police interrogated Gupta on February 26, the accused was sent to judicial custody.
It may be mentioned here that a 29-year-old man from Gujarat was also arrested for molesting an air hostess on board a Mumbai-bound flight from Dammam in Saudi Arabia.