Security lapse at TVM airport: Two CISF men suspended
Thiruvananthapuram: Two CISF personnel have
been placed under suspension in connection with the case of
recovery of explosive material from the cargo hold of a
domestic flight of Kingfisher Airlines at the airport here on
According to CISF sources, action was taken against a
sub-inspector and an assistant sub-inspector, who were on duty
at the airport on the day when the incident happened,
following an internal probe by the CISF, in charge of airport
security across the country.
Within a week after the incident, police had arrested
Rajasekharan Nair, a former CISF guard, who had confessed to
having placed the explosive material, used for firecrackers,
in the cargo hold of the aircraft.
Nair, who was working for a private firm to which the
ground handling jobs were outsourced, had claimed that he did
smuggled in and kept the material in the aircraft to
demonstrate security lapses in the airport.
According to CISF sources, the two suspended personnel
used hand-held metal detectors to check cleaners and cargo
handlers on the day.
However, they could not detect the explosive material
which Nair hid in his socks while he entered the airport.
Meanwhile, the police team handling the case had sought
the permission of the local court for subjecting Nair to
polygraph test. The court would be considering the plea on
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