SHOCKING: Indian paralympian humiliated at Delhi airport, asked to remove prosthetic leg
The security personnel asked him to remove his clothes and prosthetic leg.
New Delhi: Two-time para-cycling silver medallist at the Asian Paralympics 2013, Aditya Mehta, has claimed that he was humiliated at two Indian airports within a matter of weeks.
Mehta said when he arrived at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport to take a flight home in Hyderabad on Tuesday, the security pesonnel asked him to remove his clothes and prosthetic leg.
Mehta also took to Twitter to slam the officials for their insensitive behavior.
— Aditya Mehta Cyclist (@Adityacyclist) August 30, 2016
Mehta had earlier witnessed a similar incident at the Bengaluru airport, where the security personnel asked him to put his belongings, including his prosthetic leg, through the airport scanner.
— Aditya Mehta Cyclist (@Adityacyclist) August 26, 2016