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Flight delayed after 'doubts' over some objects found in checked-in baggage


Kochi, Jan 20: A Delhi-bound IndiGo flight from Cochin international airport was delayed by almost an hour on Monday after the security agencies raised 'doubts' over some objects found in the checked-in baggage of a passenger, airport sources said.

Flight delayed after doubts over some objects found in checked-in baggage of passenger

The flight 6E 298 scheduled to depart for Mumbai at 8 a.m left at 8.56 a.m, the sources added. Security officials carried out a thorough check of the baggage of a wheelchair-bound passenger travelling in a group of seven people on the Delhi-bound flight via Mumbai and found Rs 1.5 lakh in it, they said.

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    However, he was later allowed to travel by the same flight after it was found the amount found in the baggage was within permissible limits, the sources said.

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