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Russian man held for entering IGI terminal using fake ticket

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A Russian man was apprehended at the airport here for allegedly using a fake ticket to enter the terminal area, a senior said Thursday.

G A Sergeevich was intercepted by (CISF) personnel as he was about to leave the Terminal-3 building of the (IGI) Airport on Wednesday, the said.

The man, who holds a Russian passport, was stopped and questioned while exiting the terminal area where passengers are not usually allowed, he said.

He told the security personnel that he used a "cancelled" ticket to to enter the terminal area as he wanted to exchange his foreign currency.

The man had arrived at IGI from (Turkmenistan) early Wednesday, the said.

He was subsequently handed over to police and charged with alleged trespass.

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 20:50 IST