Indian-American hotel owner Vikram Chatwal arrested

Chatwal, 41, was busted on April 2 at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport when the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered an arsenal of drugs hidden on his person, in his crotch and in his bag, TMZ website reported citing a police report obtained by it.

Vikram Chatwal. File pic

Chatwal was booked on one count of trafficking (6 grams of heroin) and seven counts of possession, it said. According to the police report cited by TMZ, Chatwal admitted to cops that he illegally purchased and possessed the drugs.

Son of hotelier Sant Chatwal, Vikram Chatwal owns the Dream Hotel in New York City.

TMZ said it had reached out to Chatwal's people, but had not heard back from them.

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