Mangalore, Sep 16, 2014: Categorically stating that Abdul Khader of Uppala, a passenger who had arrived at the departure lounge of MIA to board a flight bound for the Gulf late night on September 13 was not in possession of any prohibited or explosive materials; State health minister, U T Khadar opined that a need to look into the episode in depth was essential.
As the situation demanded, a request will be made to the central government to conduct a detailed investigation into matter to bring out the facts and the reasons for unfounded suspicion and arrive at a conclusion for future clarifications and avoiding such incidents.
"The victim and general public has a right to know who was responsible for projecting a wrong scenario and cause for unnecessary confusion. Preliminary picture says, negligence on the part of Jet Airways is visible. It also appears that the security staff had reacted unprofessionally" U T Khadar has stated in a September 16, press information.