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US national held at IGI for entering on fake ticket

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A US national was apprehended at the airport here for allegedly using a fake ticket to enter the terminal area, officials said today.

S was apprehended last night when CISF personnel intercepted him while he was leaving the terminal-of the (IGI) Airport, they said.

He was stopped and questioned as exiting the terminal area is not normally permitted, the sources said.

told the (CISF) personnel that he used a "cancelled" ticket to enter the terminal area to see off his sister, who was travelling to Jeddah, they said.

He was subsequently handed over to the police as his ticket was fake, the officials said.

Entering an airport terminal without a valid ticket is illegal under the aviation rules.

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 16:30 IST