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Man held with a bullet in airport in Kolkata

An air passenger was arrested on Friday for allegedly carrying a bullet in his bag at NSC Bose International Airport in Kolkata.

kolkata Updated: Apr 10, 2009 17:52 IST

An air passenger was arrested on Friday for allegedly carrying a bullet in his bag at NSC Bose International Airport in Kolkata.

Police said 30-year-old Afsar Ahmed Chowdhury was arrested as a bullet of a 9-mm pistol was found in his bag during security check before boarding an aircraft to his hometown of Silchar in Assam.

Chowdhury had come to Kolkata airport from Bangalore in a previous flight, sources said.

His mother and sister were also travelling with him from Bangalore. He was later handed over to officers of airport police station.