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Pistol-like object found in air cargo at Mumbai airport

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A pistol-like object was detected in an air cargo parcel from Spain, at the airport.

Officials involved in aviation security said the parcel was detected yesterday and it was bound for after clearance from here.

"The cargo clearing agents and security staff of the airline called in security personnel who recovered a pistol-like object from the parcel that had arrived from Spain," they said.

The pistol replica was handed over to the police for further investigation. It looks like someone had booked a toy gun in the parcel, they said, adding the police are investigating the incident.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, September 08 2017. 20:13 IST