Army officer's wife held for illegal entry into IGI airport

Last Updated: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 04:50 hrs

New Delhi: Wife of an Army officer has been arrested for allegedly entering into IGI Airport here with the print out of a cancelled ticket, police said on Wednesday.

The woman, identified as Usha Pandey, was intercepted on Sunday night when she was exiting the airport by CISF personnel after they found her behaviour suspicious.

"On verification, the ticket she was carrying was found to be forged following which she was handed over to Delhi police," said a police official.

Later, a forgery case was registered against her.

During investigation, it was found that Pandey, who had come to see off her daughter at the airport, had showed the print out of a cancelled air ticket issued in her name to gain entry into the airport.

"Pandey had booked a ticket as she was accompanying her daughter to abroad, but later she got her ticket cancelled. She used the print out of the same cancelled ticket to enter the airport which is a crime," the official said.

As per police sources, the woman is a teacher while her husband is an Army official.

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