Delhi: Power bank explodes as woman throws it during argument
A 56-year-old woman has been arrested by the Delhi Police for allegedly causing a ruckus at Indira Gandhi International Airport. She was asked to remove a power bank from her check-in luggage by the screening staff of Delhi International Airport Limited.
“We have arrested the woman, Malvika Tiwari, a resident of Defence Colony, after registering an FIR under IPC sections 336 (endangering life or personal safety of others) and 285 (negligent conduct with respect to fire or combustible matter). She was later released on bail,” DCP (Airport) Sanjay Bhatia said.
Upon further investigation it was revealed that she was sitting at Terminal 1 and was waiting to board a flight to Dharamshala when she was called back by the airlines. “She was asked to remove her power bank but she got agitated and threw the device at the wall. It burst on impact, leading to panic,” a senior officer said.
The woman was detained by the CISF personnel rushed towards the screening room of level 1. “She was taken to the police station and arrested. Police have recorded the statement of a CISF sub-inspector as part of the probe,” an officer stated while adding that the woman had apologised to the airline. She was later released on bail.
Sources also claimed that she is an actress but police officials did not confirm details about her background.