Friday, March 15, 2019

Man arrested with pistol, bullets at Kolkata airport

Kolkata: A Chennai-bound man has been apprehended at the airport in Kolkata for allegedly carrying a pistol and live bullets, a CISF official said Friday.

B K Munda, a resident of Jharkhand, was going through security checks at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport when a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel detected the weapon and seven bullets in his hand baggage, said the official.

"A .32 bore calibre pistol and seven live bullets were recovered from the man. He has been handed over to the police as he could not produce valid documents for carrying the firearm and ammunition," he added.
The man was supposed to take a flight to Chennai, he said, adding the passenger was booked under relevant sections of the Arms Act.
15/03/19 PTI/India Today