Fake hand grenade wrapped in a poster found in consignment at Mumbai airport

Updated: Jan 29, 2018, 10:45 IST | Agencies

A replica of a hand grenade attached to the poster of a Hollywood war movie was found in a consignment landed at the airport in Mubai from Delhi, police said yesterday

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A replica of a hand grenade attached to the poster of a Hollywood war movie was found in a consignment landed at the airport here from Delhi, police said yesterday. The poster with the replica was found when the screening of goods, landed via a private airline, was underway at the cargo section of the domestic airport.

"During the screening of goods, security officials found the poster of a Hollywood movie based on World War II with a replica of a hand grenade attached to it. It was found in a consignment sent to Mumbai by a Delhi-based firm," a senior police official said. The replica was handed over to the Airport Police for further investigation, he said. n Airport Police official said they have seized the replica and are inquiring about the consignee, but didn't elaborate.

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