Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, in Mumbai  |  Photo Credit: PTI
- The man tested positive for COVID-19 in the RT-PCR test which was done upon arriving
- Earlier in December 2021, the Maharashtra government had announced new guidelines for incoming passengers from ‘At-Risk’ countries
Mumbai: An enraged British Indian who missed his father’s funeral claimed on his Facebook Live that the RT-PCR test done at Mumbai airport is a ‘scam’. The man tested positive for COVID-19 in the RT-PCR test which was done upon arriving.
The 54-year-old man is a director of a construction company and was born in Porbandar, Gujarat has now settled in Staines in Britain. The man has been identified as Manoj Ladwa who is currently quarantined in a COVID ward at Seven Hills Hospital in Andheri, the Times of India reported. When Manoj was taken for the test, he refused to go because he had no symptoms of COVID-19 and had tested negative before boarding the flight.
Manoj claimed that even after refusing to get tested, an RT-PCR test was carried after a nine-hour-stand-off at the airport. However, his wife tested negative for COVID-19 at the airport and attended the…