SHOCKING: Indian paralympian humiliated at Delhi airport, asked to remove prosthetic leg

The security personnel asked him to remove his clothes and prosthetic leg.

Updated: Sep 03, 2016, 08:16 AM IST
SHOCKING: Indian paralympian humiliated at Delhi airport, asked to remove 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.

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.