New Delhi, Oct 6 (PTI) An Ethiopian man was apprehended at the airport here for allegedly using a fake ticket to enter the terminal area, a senior official said Saturday. Also Read - Suspected Bag With Traces of IED Creates Bomb Scare at Mangaluru Airport

Z M Shibishi was intercepted by Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel as he was about to leave the Terminal-3 building of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport on Friday, the official said. Also Read - CISF Recruitment 2019 For 914 Constable Posts Begins, Check Eligibility Here

The man, who holds an Ethiopian passport, was stopped and questioned while exiting the terminal area which is not usually permitted for passengers, he said. Also Read - Black Box Recovered From Wreckage of Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines Aircraft

He told the security personnel that he used a “cancelled” ticket to enter the terminal area to see off his mother, who was travelling to the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, the official said.

The man was subsequently handed over to the police as his ticket was a fake travel document and he was charged with alleged trespass, he said.

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