- The 34-year-old man was arrested for entering a restricted area on Friday night ahead of the planned arraignment.
- He was headed for Mombasa at about 9pm when he arrived late.
There was drama at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport when a late passenger forced himself into the wrong plane.
The 34-year-old man was arrested for entering a restricted area on Friday night ahead of the planned arraignment.
He was headed for Mombasa at about 9pm when he arrived late.
He tried to plead with staff at the Terminal 1D but they turned a deaf ear on him.
According to Kenya Airports Authority officials an angry passenger forced himself through the gate at Terminal 1 D.
By then, the gates to the Kenya Airways flight he was to board had closed.
According to police, the passenger said he was held in a traffic jam that caused his delay to be late.
After breaching the security gate he boarded the wrong flight which was coincidentally also boarding.
Police were called and detained him.
Police said he missed his flight to Mombasa and will be detained over the weekend pending arraignment on Monday, September 25.
He is set to face charges of entering the restricted area.
Meanwhile, a police officer based in Kitui County was arrested in a probe into claims of robbery with violence.
The female constable of police was arrested following an order by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions on August 7.
Police said she will be arraigned on Monday, September 25.
The case has been under probe.