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Bullets from baggage of airpassenger seized

Written by: Staff
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Chennai, Nov 22: The airport authorities seized five .22 live bullets meant for hunting birds from an Oman bound passenger at the Anna International Airport here today.

Police said 28-year-old Aameedh Abdullah of Mizwa in Oman landed in the city from Kuala Lumpur on November 18 on a tourist visa. He came to the airport to board the Muscat bound Oman Airways flight today. During scanning, the security personnel found the bullets in his baggage.

When questioned about the bullets, the passenger said as the civil aviation rules at Oman allow air-travellers to carry such bullets meant for bird hunting, he had brought them and showed his gun licence to the security personnel.

The security authorities informed the passenger that as per Indian Civil Aviation rules, carrying of arms and ammunitions were banned during air-travel and seized the bullets.

After obtaining an undertaking from Abdullah, the authorities allowed him to board the plane. The flight left for its destination after a delay of 15 minutes, the sources added.

UNI

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