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Senior Air India pilot accused of stealing wallet in Sydney, suspended

Rohit Bhasin, the airline's regional director for East, was rostered as one of the commanders (pilots) of a flight from Sydney for Delhi.

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Air India has suspended a senior pilot for allegedly stealing a wallet from a duty free shop at Sydney airport, officials said Sunday. Rohit Bhasin, the airline’s regional director for East, was rostered as one of the commanders (pilots) of a flight that was set to depart at 10.45 am (local time) on June 22 from Sydney for Delhi. "There is an initial report of one of its captains Mr Rohit Bhasin, who is also working as a regional director, picking up a wallet from a duty free shop in Sydney. Air India has instituted an enquiry into this incident and has placed the ...