'Zaira Wasim' became the victim of sexual harassment in a flight

'Zaira Wasim' became the victim of sexual harassment in a flight

'Zaira Wasim' became the victim of sexual harassment in a flight

In a video post, actor Zaira Wasim alleged that she was harassed and molested by a fellow passenger seated in the back row on board a Vistara Delhi-Mumbai flight.

"Zaira Ji should do two things- firstly register an FIR and secondly, she should cooperate with airline and they could put the passenger on no-fly list if found guilty".

Wasim said she did not notice his foot at first due to the turbulence of the flight, and that she also tried to film his behaviour but it was too dark.

The incident came to light when the 17-year-old actress shared the ordeal she had to go through in an Instagram video. In an Instagram live video, the Dangal star said, "This is not how a girl should be made to feel, because this is awful". But because the cabin lights were dimmed, I failed to get it.

She explained that the alleged incident lasted for as long as 10 minutes and "he kept nudging [her] shoulder and continued to move his foot up and down [her] back and neck".

Air Vastara was quick to respond and released a statement on Twitter in which they apologised to Wasim and extended their support to her in whatever action she wishes to take.

The National Commision of Women (NCW), the Delhi Commission of Women (DCW), the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have sought details from Air Vistara over the incident.

Zaira Wasim also expressed her dissatisfaction with crew members of the flight.Right after deboarding the flight, she took to Instagram to inform her happening in a live video. "We have zero tolerance for such behavior". They apologized to her and made it clear that they got aware of this incident only during the final descent.

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