Ayesha Takia, husband Farhan Azmi face sexual, racist comments at Goa airport

Ayesha Takia, husband Farhan Azmi face sexual, racist comments at Goa airport

New Delhi: Bollywood actor Ayesha Takia and her entrepreneur-husband Farhan Azmi were reportedly stopped at Goa Airport on April 4, 2022, when they were travelling with their son. Farhan, who is the son of Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi, shared the incident on Twitter, in which he alleged that two senior officers passed racist and sexual comments while inspecting them. In his tweets, Farhan also slammed Gao airport security as he shared that he and his family were asked to stand in a different line. He alleged that the security touched them. 

According to Farhan Azmi’s tweet, he. along with his family, was supposed to board a flight to Mumbai from Goa airport which is when two security officers purposely singled out him and his family at the airport. The argument started between Farhan and armed officers when an armed male officer tried to physically touch him and tell his wife and son to stand in another line, while other families were standing together.

Farhan’s tweet read, “Dear @CISFHQrs I was boarding for Mumbai on @IndiGo6E 6386, 18:40 hrs flight & these racist officers R P Singh, A K Yadav, commander Rout & senior officer (SP category) Bahadur purposely singled me & my family (wife & son) immediately after they read out my name out loud to team.” (sic)

Goa Airport immediately responded to his tweet and apologised for the same. They tweeted, “We regret the inconvenience caused to you and your family while traveling. Pl be rest assured this matter shall be duly looked into.” Farhan Azmi thanked Goa Airport for the prompt response.

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first published:April 10, 2022, 12:07 p.m.

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