Tensions have risen at the airport premises over the presence of militants on an Air India Delhi-Goa flight.
Passengers on the flight claimed there was a terrorist on board.
Based on their allegations, the police arrested the accused.
The accused claimed to be an officer of a “special cell”, the official said. Due to which the passengers in the middle of the plane became panicked.
They think that person is a terrorist.
The man was arrested based on their words.
A senior official attached to Dabolim Airport Police said Zia-ul-Haq, a passenger on the plane, had been arrested at the airport.
The man is about 30 years old.
Initially, the idea is that the person is mentally unstable.