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Man held with 15 bullets in bag at IGI

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A Guwahati-bound passenger was apprehended at the airport today for allegedly carrying 15 live bullet rounds in his baggage, an said.

A CISF officer, deputed at the (IGIA) to scan the baggage of commuters, detected bullet-like objects on the monitor while checking the bag of passenger V K Gupta.

"Fifteen live bullet rounds of .32 calibre were recovered from the passenger who was travelling to Guwahati," the said.

Gupta was not allowed to take the flight and was handed over to the police as he could not produce any documents for carrying the ammunition, the said, adding that the man was later booked under sections of the Arms Act.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 20:15 IST