• Monday, May 16, 2022

INDIA

Snapchat selfie sparks terror scare on Indian flight

Jet Airways

By: Keerthi Mohan

A passenger was taken off an Indian plane and detained for questioning after he posted a photo of himself on Snapchat alongside the word “terrorist”, officials said on Tuesday (27). Yogvedant Poddar, 21, was removed from the Jet Airways flight after a passenger spotted him typing “Terrorist on flight, I destroy women’s hearts” into his phone. The caption accompanied a photo he had taken of himself which showed half of his face covered with a handkerchief, Kolkata deputy police commissioner Avvaru Ravindranath told AFP. Irish national Benjamin Plackett was sitting behind Poddar on the Monday (26) Kolkata to Mumbai service…

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