Contraband seized from PIA flight attendant in Paris
ISLAMABAD: A flight attendant of the Pakistan Global Airways (PIA) used to be detained in Paris, France after government seized contraband from his ownership.
French government detained flight attendant Tanveer Gulzar after he used to be allegedly present in ownership of contraband at the flagship provider’s flight PK-749 in Paris.
Following the incident, a spokesperson of the PIA showed that the attendant in query has been suspended from responsibility.
Expressing surprise over how the attendant used to be ready to hold the contraband in spite of safety tests, the spokesperson mentioned he used to be no longer positive whether or not the French government would penalise the attendant of their nation or deport him.
The airline would brush aside the accused if fees levelled in opposition to him had been confirmed, the spokesperson mentioned.
He added that safety checking used to be no longer the accountability of the airline.
Such an incident isn’t a novelty for PIA, which is already plagued by way of monetary woes.
In Would possibly 2017, 20 kilogrammes of contraband used to be seized from a London-bound flight of the nationwide provider. The medication had been discovered by way of the PIA’s vigilance group hid within the catering galley of PK-785.
Even though the aircraft used to be cleared to fly to London, the smuggler remained unidentified.
Previous to that, heroin hid in packets used to be seized from a PIA flight in an intelligence-based operation performed by way of the UK’s Nationwide Crime Company at London’s Heathrow Airport.
Customs officers who investigated the invention of narcotics, seized in London, believed the heroin used to be hidden within the aircraft whilst it used to be in Karachi.
(serve as (d, s, identification) (report, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));