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US National Held at Chennai Airport With Ammunition in Baggage

Chennai: A US citizen, in the country on a tourist visa, was detained on yesterday at Chennai airport after he was allegedly found to be carrying two rounds of ammunition of a pistol.The 49-year old

PTI [ Updated: May 07, 2014 9:41 IST ]
us national held at chennai airport with ammunition in
us national held at chennai airport with ammunition in baggage

Chennai: A US citizen, in the country on a tourist visa, was detained on yesterday at Chennai airport after he was allegedly found to be carrying two rounds of ammunition of a pistol.


The 49-year old man was about to take a flight to Hyderabad when Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel during the security check found the bullets in his baggage, airport sources said.

They said the man had a licence for the pistol issued by authorities in the US.

CISF personnel handed him over to the airport police for questioning, they added.

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