Sunday, November 13, 2016

IGI Airport: Pistol magazines found in airline cargo

New Delhi: Around 31 magazines of .32 pistols were discovered from a consignment on Monday at the IGI Airport. Sources said that the said items were not declared in the declaration certificate submitted to the IndiGo Airlines cargo. The magazines were onboard flight 6E-656.

“According to a source, on Monday, at about 2.34 am during screening at cargo, 31 magazines of .32 bore were detected from the console consignment of a company based in Rangpuri. The said items were not declared in the declaration certificate submitted to IndiGo cargo as it was supposed to be sent to Indore by Indigo flight 6E-656 at 5.45 am. On enquiry, it was learnt that the said magazines were booked by an Aligarh based firm through DTDC (Door to Door Courier) to an arms dealer in Ujjain as a cargo booking. The agent has no permission/license from DGCA for arms transportation,” said the source.
13/11/16 Sunil Thapliyal/Asian Age

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