The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to examine the petition of a 72-year-old woman, with whom a passenger allegedly urinated on an Air India flight in November last year, seeking direction to the centre, aviation regulator DGCA and airlines to frame standard operating procedures. (SOPs) to deal with such incidents.

“The petitioner seeks to draft appropriate protocols by the Ministry of Civil Aviation of the CAA/Directorate General of Civil Aviation regarding inappropriate behavior of passengers on board aircraft flying to, from and within India,” the Office of Chief Justice of India D. Y. Chandrashod and Justices B said. .s. Narasimha and JP Pardiwala, to issue a notice to the Centre, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and some airlines.

The court also sought assistance from Solicitor General Tushar Mehta in the case.

The incident dates back to 26 November 2022. The accused, Sankar Mishra, was later arrested and released on bail.

In her appeal, the woman alleged that the crew was on board the Air India flight between New York and New Delhi, where he was drunk.

The female passenger engaged in urinating on her, “actively forcing a settlement between her and the offender.”


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