Man held at IGIA with three live rounds in bag

Carrying of arms and ammunition in an aircraft is prohibited under the law.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:November 20, 2016 6:18 pm

One person was held on Sunday at the IGI airport for allegedly carrying three live bullets in his baggage. Officials said the incident was reported at about 6:30 am from Terminal-3 of the airport when a passenger, identified as B K Sharma, was getting his security checks done and on-duty CISF personnel recovered three live rounds of .32mm from his bag.

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“The flier, bound for Lucknow, produced an arms licence valid only for Uttar Pradesh. He was later handed over to Delhi Police for further probe,” they said. Carrying of arms and ammunition in an aircraft is prohibited under the law.

In a separate incident at a Delhi Metro station on Saturday, a man was apprehended by CISF security staff for allegedly stealing another commuter’s bag containing gold worth Rs 1.20 lakh.

“The man from Uttar Pradesh has been handed over to Delhi Police after the incident was reported at 7:00 pm yesterday from the Karol Bagh station,” they said.