Arrogant airport officials do not regret NRI's wrong detention

Chennai airport officials told the Madras high court that they do not regret wrongly detaining Dubai NRI Sarah Thomas, that resulted in her imprisonment for four days, saying her interception was genuine. What's worse, the officials admitted her identity and other matching parameters were confirmed with Interpol through fax. Thomas a company executive in Dubai landed at Chennai on her way to attend a wedding in Trichy. Mistaking her for fugitive Sara Williams Saramma Thomas, wanted by CBI for 13 years, immigration officials detained and handed her over to police who remanded her in judicial custody. Though the case against her is closed, Thomas is before the court seeking an undertaking that she will not be subjected to such harassment in future. She also said she intends to sue the erring officials for compensation.