2 more Air India crew members may join probe today in peeing case | India News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: Two more crew members of the Air India flight on which 35-year-old Shankar Mishra had allegedly urinated on a woman coflyer may join investigation on Monday.
Sources said while probing the case, cops had asked nine crew members to join the investigation. So far seven of them appeared before investigators and recorded their statements. Two may join the investigation on Monday. “It will help us in understanding the sequence of events in the case,” a police source said.
Cops are also trying to contact three passengers who were claimed to have witnessed the entire incident. “They are out of Delhi and we are trying to contact them to record their statement,” the source added.
On Saturday, cops claimed that they arrested Mishra for urinating on a 70-year-old co-passenger in business class on the Air India flight from New York to Delhi on November 26. The FIR was filed on Wednesday on the complaint of the Karnataka-based woman, which she had earlier submitted to the airline.
Based on the woman’s complaint, a case under IPC sections 510 (misconduct in public by a drunken person), 509 (insulting the modesty of a woman), 294 (sings, recites or utters any obscene song, ballad or words, in or near any public place), and 354 (intending to outrage modesty) as well as 23 Aircraft Rules Act was registered.
Mishra was apprehended from a guest house in Bengaluru at 12. 30am using internet tracking technology and information from sources about a red Jeep Compass SUV. He was brought to Delhi where a court sent him to judicial custody in Tihar jail for 14 days.

Air India urination case: Accused Shankar Mishra sent to 14-day judicial custody

Air India urination case: Accused Shankar Mishra sent to 14-day judicial custody

Cops had used internet protocol detail records (IPDR) analysis to zero in on the IP address he used to communicate with his relatives. A tipoff about the movement of the red Jeep Compass Mishra was driving also helped police apprehend him.Watch Air India urination case: Shankar Mishra produced before Patiala House court

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