Surgeon accuses airport of racism after he's stopped as 'white travellers waved through'

A surgeon claims he was racially targeted when Manchester Airport

security told him to queue for a body scanner while white travellers

were allegedly directed through a metal detector.

Professor Aali Sheen, who was travelling with two of his children

said he also saw a Muslim family being asked to use the body scanner shortly after him.

"It was racist. It was clear racial triaging," he told

The doctor has since made a complaint and an investigation found that the reason

he was told to use the body scanner was to "adhere to the requisite ratio of body scanner

A spokesman said: "All policies and procedures... were followed."