Passengers protest in airport for ‘tampering of luggage’

Kolkata:Passengers of a Delhi-Kolkata Air India flight today alleged that they found their luggage tampered with after landing here, airport officials said.

The passengers, who protested in the airport here, also alleged that they had to wait for a long time to get their luggage.

Some passengers claimed that locks of their luggages were found broken when they get it.

An Air India official, however, denied that passengers’ bags were tampered with.

But he admitted that luggages reached late due to a technical fault in the conveyor belt on which luggages were delivered to passengers.

The conveyor belts are maintained by the airport authorities and not the airlines, the Air India official said.