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Pilot to fly Gadkari arrested with bullets

A pilot of a private air charter company, who was supposed to operate BJP president Nitin Gadkari's flight to Mumbai, was arrested today for possessing 7 bullets in his baggage.

delhi Updated: May 24, 2011 13:55 IST

A pilot of a private air charter company, who was supposed to operate BJP president Nitin Gadkari's flight to Mumbai, was arrested on Tuesday for possessing 7 bullets in his baggage.

Rafael Jose Hubbard, a Canadian origin pilot of Aero Air charter company was arrested after 7 bullets were found in his luggage at the domestic terminal at the airport in New Delhi, a CISF official said.

Hubbard was to operate Gadkari's flight on Tuesday to Mumbai.

The bullets were detected in his baggage during security check at the general aviation lounge of terminal 1D, he said. After questioning, the pilot was handed over to Delhi Police for further action.