12 cartridges found in Raj minister''s hand baggage

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New Delhi/Jaipur, Feb 15 (PTI) 12 live cartridges werefound in the hand baggage of Rajasthan Home Minister ShantiKumar Dhariwal when he was to board a flight to Jaipur fromthe IGI airport here.

The cartridges were found during security check at theairport when he was to take a Jet Airways flight on January30, airport sources said.

When told that cartridges or other explosives are notallowed in the aircraft, the minister produced his armslicence to CISF officials.

"Dhariwal was allowed to board the plane after CISFtook the live cartridges from him, as per the norms," a CISFofficial said.

When contacted in Jaipur, Dhariwal told PTI, "Whateverhappened there was only by mistake and I don''t want to commentmore on this." PTI SMJ SDA

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