Pregnant woman strip searched at Guwahati airport to verify pregnancy
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In a surprising incident, a pregnant lady was allegedly “strip-searched” at Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Internationsl Airport, Guhawati after CISF girl workers needed to confirm her being pregnant.
The incident, which came about on June 24, has come to mild now. The pregnant lady was returning to Delhi from Guwahati together with her husband after attending the final rituals of her father in Guwahati.
In accordance with the stories, the couple Shivam Sarmah and Doli Goswami, who dwell in Delhi, got here to Guwahati on June 12 after Doli Goswami’s father handed away on June 11.
After attending final rituals, the couple had travelled from Guwahati to Delhi by SpiceJet flight SG-169 on June 24.
What’s extra surprising is that as an alternative of getting a medical skilled to look at her being pregnant, a woman CISF workers manually examined the pregnant lady by pushing her stomach. Doli Goswami presently 25 weeks pregnant.
In accordance with the stories, Shivam Sarmah, husband of Doli Goswami, had requested the SpiceJet workers to rearrange a wheelchair for his spouse however the CISF workers didn’t hand them over their boarding passes and requested the pregnant lady to point out proof of her being pregnant.
“The girl CISF workers requested my spouse to accompany her to a room and compelled her to undress. The CISF girl workers additionally pushed my spouse’s stomach to verify being pregnant,” Shivam Sarmah took to twitter to precise his anguish.
CISF has taken the matter significantly after the tweet and has initiated an enquiry into the matter.
(with inputs from Hemanta Kumar Nath)