LONDON – British police has arrested a British man of Pakistani origin for allegedly abusing and misbehaving with an air hostess during a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight.

Airline sources said a group of five men of Pakistani origin were traveling together on flight PK-791 from Islamabad to Birmingham.

During the flight, the cabin crew found three men from the group allegedly smoking in the toilet, which is a serious violation of flight rules.

When an air hostess forbade them from smoking, they began misbehaving with her. One man in particular hurled verbal abuse at her.

The air hostess complained about the incident to the pilot, who informed Birmingham airport to alert the police.

British police personnel then made a number of passengers connected to the incident disembark and later arrested one man from the group.

When contacted, PIA Spokesman Danyal Gilani said that the airline’s investigation committee is also looking into the matter.-Online