Crime and Accident

Man held with loaded gun at Ahmedabad airport

Man held with loaded gun at Ahmedabad airport

Ahmedabad: A man has been apprehended at the Ahmedabad airport for allegedly carrying a loaded gun in his hand baggage, officials said.

The weapon, loaded with three live rounds, was found in M B Shyal’s baggage at about 8:20 pm by an on-duty CISF personnel, a senior official in the airport security said.

Shyal, who was supposed to take a flight to Delhi, the weapon and ammunition were handed to the police for further probe by the Central Industrial Security Force, he said.

“The man had a valid license. But carrying of weapons and ammunition in the airports and aircraft is banned under law,” the official said.

–PTI