Manipur CM Biren Singh questions luggage safety at airports, expresses alarm over video of theft by baggage handlers

Raising concerns over the issue of safe baggage handling at airports, Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh on Monday shared two videos of airport staff going through luggage.

FP Staff October 16, 2017 22:26:07 IST
Manipur CM Biren Singh questions luggage safety at airports, expresses alarm over video of theft by baggage handlers

Raising concern over the issue of safe baggage handling at airports, Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh on Monday shared two undated videos of airport staff going through luggage.

On Twitter, Singh questioned if airport passengers could trust the authorities with their luggage.

The videos, one of 45 seconds and another 1 minute 33 seconds, show baggage handlers manhandling luggage, with one of them unzipping bags which had passed the security check.

The airport at which the staff is seen pulling through the act or the date of the incident is unknown. Singh has also not mentioned the details on the authenticity of the videos.

However,India Today reported that the video was shot at Phuket International Airport.

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