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Passenger found carrying live cartridges at Ahmedabad airport

india Updated: Jun 01, 2011 10:32 IST

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A passenger of Spice Jet flight was on Tuesday found carrying live cartridges in his baggage at the Sardar Vallabhai Patel Airport (SVPA) in Ahmedabad, a CISF official said.

"Ten rounds of live cartridges were detected from the baggage of a passenger of Ahmedabad-Chennai flight this morning during the routine X-ray screening. But the cartridges were found to be of a licensed weapon belonging to him," the official said.

"The weapon licence and related documents were examined which were found to be genuine," he said.

"The passenger had forgotten to take out the cartridges from the baggage and admitted to his glaring mistake," the official said adding he was later allowed to travel.