Passenger with six live blank ammunition at Mumbai airport nabbed by CISF

Published: May 11, 2019, 11:49 IST | mid-day online desk

The incident happened around 8 am on Friday, during pre-embarkation security check (PESC) at security hold area of Mumbai airport, CISF personnel noticed the suspicious movement of a passenger and doubtful images of boxes inside his bag

Passenger with six live blank ammunition at Mumbai airport nabbed by CISF
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The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Friday nabbed a passenger and recovered six live blank ammunition in Mumbai at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport. The accused who was identified as Vairavan Subramanian had arrived from Addis Ababa from a flight which was further bound from Mumbai to Bangalore.

The incident happened around 8 am on Friday, during pre-embarkation security check (PESC) at security hold area of Mumbai airport, CISF personnel noticed the suspicious movement of a passenger and doubtful images of boxes inside his bag. The bag was then selected for thorough and physical checking.

The police found and seized six live blank ammunition (rubber) along-with a magazine in the hand baggage from his possession during the investigation. The accused Vairavan Subramanian had also failed to produce any valid documents. Along-with recovered ammunitions, the passenger was handed over to Airport Police Station.

Edited by mid-day online desk with inputs from ANI

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