New Delhi: In an incident exposing the chink in security armour of airports in national capital, a man was held with fake entry pass at the Palam Airport on Thursday.

The CISF personnel took immediate action and informed the senior officials at the airport. In view of security, a high alert was sounded at the Palam and IGI airports.

According to sources in CISF, Ankit Bhutani (28) attempted to enter the airport with fake entry pass. After being questioned, Bhutani revealed that he received the pass from two agents.

Bhutani said that both the agents took Rs 2 lakh from him and 100 others in the name of giving them jobs with Air India and issued part time and full time entry passes to them.

As per sources at airport, Bhutani said two men, Aditya Bhardwaj and Neeraj Sharma, claimed to be Air India employees and took Rs 2 lakh from him for providing him job as a supervisor at Indian Airlines. Both the fraudulent asked Bhutani to collect his uniform from the office.

After the inquiry, it was found that no such men worked in the airport. Bhutani was handed over to police for further investigation.

JPN/Bureau