5 transit passengers aboard a SriLankan Airways flight have been subjected to harassment by immigration officers at Singapore’s airport, in keeping with an investigation by SriLankan Airways.
It is because the passengers had complained to the SriLankan authorities in regards to the injustice carried out to them.
The passengers had left for Singapore on UL 308 on October 31.
The passengers had been three Sri Lankan passengers and two Filipino passengers.
Narita Airport in Japan has been the vacation spot for Sri Lankan passengers and Manila Airport within the Philippines has been the vacation spot for Filipinos.
All 5 passengers had been direct ticket holders of SriLankan Airways.
It is usually stated that three Sri Lanka Airways checkpoints on the Katunayake airport had issued boarding permits for 3 individuals as much as Narita Airport and two individuals as much as Manila Airport.
They had been additionally issued boarding permits for JL 712 (UL 3354) to fly from Changi Airport to Narita Airport.
On the Changi Airport, Singapore immigration officers didn’t ship them to their vacation spot, however locked them in a darkish room.
Nevertheless, the passengers allege that SriLankan Airways had issued air tickets to the passengers when it was identified that its passengers wouldn’t be allowed to make transit from Changi Airport.
It’s stated that the passengers had knowledgeable SriLankan Chairman Ashoka Pathirage on the time of the incident.
Nevertheless, because of the deportation of the passengers from Singapore, it’s reported that they are going to by no means be capable of return to Singapore.
The three Sri Lankan passengers who had been there have been introduced again to Sri Lanka after the intervention of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Singapore and even after their arrival they had been detained by the Immigration and Emigration officers for about three and a half hours.