Mangaluru, Sept 15: A man hailing from Kasaragod was arrested on Saturday night on charge of criminal trespass into the Mangaluru International Airport.
The jurisdictional Bajpe police took Arif Kothikkal into custody.
According to a press release, Central Industrial Security Force personnel found Kothikkal using a fake e-ticket to gain entry to the departure gate of the airport.
Arif reportedly fabricated the e-ticket of a SpiceJet flight to Dubai and entered his name along with four of his family members who were to board the flight.
He produced the fabricated e-ticket to enter the departure gate and was caught by CISF personnel while he was exiting, the release said.
As per the standard operating procedure, the CISF handed over Kothikkal to the Bajpe Police on Sunday morning after filing a complaint.
The police registered the complaint and arrested Kothikkal for an offence under Section 447 of the Indian Penal Code.
Man held for trespassing into Mangaluru Airport to see off family members