A differently-abled woman took to social media to share a distressing experience at Kolkata airport, alleging that a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel asked her to stand three times during security clearance.
The woman, Arushi Singh, expressed her frustration on X, stating that she was repeatedly asked to stand, despite explaining her disability. She questioned the lack of empathy and criticized the CISF personnel’s actions.
Arushi Singh, a law student, alleged mistreatment during security clearance at Kolkata airport. CISF personnel reportedly asked her to stand three times despite her disability. Ms. Singh expressed her shock and anger at the incident, questioning the lack of empathy.
She highlighted previous instances, indicating that Kolkata airport hasn’t learned from past incidents. The woman emphasized the urgent need to review the treatment of passengers with disabilities at the airport.
No official statements have been released by CISF or Kolkata airport regarding the incident.
This incident underscores the importance of sensitivity and proper training for airport security personnel when dealing with passengers with disabilities.