Sunday, December 27, 2020

Man held with weapon in luggage at Lucknow airport

Lucknow: A man was arrested at Lucknow airport for carrying a country-made weapon and cartridges in his luggage.

Divyansh Tiwari, a resident of Ambedkar Nagar district, had a ticket for a Mumbai-bound Air India flight.

He was pulled out of the queue at 10am by airport security staff following detection of the weapon in his luggage in the scanning system.

According to CISF, four cartridges and a 32-bore country-made pistol were recovered, following which Tiwari was handed over to Sarojininagar police.

CO Krishnanagar Harish Singh Bhadhauriya said, “The accused has been charged under Arms Act. On questioning, the man claimed that he wasn’t aware of the weapon, and the luggage belongs to his elder brother. We are investigating the case.”

27/12/20 Times of India

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