A man in Indonesia disguised himself as his wife to board a domestic flight, despite having tested for Covid-19.
Main picture winglet of Citilink plane credit Ya Saya inBaliTimur on flickr
The man decided to conceal his odentity by wearing a niqab covering his face and carrying fake IDs and a negative PCR test result in his wife’s name.
Police in Indonesia said that a flight attendant on board the Citilink plane spotted the man changing his clothes in the lavatory on the plane from Jakarta to Ternate in North Maluku province.
The man was arrested once the plane landed, only being identified through his initials, before his was tested for Covid-19, the test coming back positive.
“He bought the plane ticket with his wife’s name and brought the identity card, the PCR test result and the vaccination card with his wife’s name. All documents are under his wife’s name.”Aditya Laksimada, Ternate Police Chief
Police have confirmed that their investigation will continue as the man self-isolates at home.
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