Pilot, brother arrested for assaulting CISF jawan

Mumbai: A Jet Airways pilot and his brother were on Thursday arrested for allegedly assaulting a CISF jawan deployed at the Mumbai International airport following an argument over parking of their vehicle, police said.

Jet Airways pilot Zahir Abbas Killegar (28) and his brother Tauseef Ahmed Killegar (29) had a brawl at 12.30 am with Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) jawan when the latter objected for parking of the accused's vehicle near Departure Gate A, said Dilip Patil, Senior Inspector at Sahar Airport Police Station.

"The two were on their way to a private tour to Canada. They appeared to be getting late. As the two assaulted the CISF jawan following a heated argument, they were brought to the police station by the CISF following which they were apprehended," Patil said.

The duo were booked under the IPC sections 353 (Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty), 332 (Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty) and 34 (Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention), he said.