Empty cartridge found on man at airport
A Mexican national was stopped for questioning at the Delhi airport on Saturday afternoon after an empty cartridge was found in his luggage. He was allowed to go after he said the cartridge was just a gift from a friend.
The incident happened around 2.30 pm on Saturday when the passenger, Quintera Albarram, was stopped by Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel after something suspicious was detected in his hand baggage during security check.
While checking his bag, CISF officials found a 7.62 bore empty cartridge. "When he was questioned, the passenger said that the empty cartridge was gifted to him by a friend, which he had kept it the bag," said a senior CISF official who didn't wished to be named. "According to security circulars, carrying empty bullet cartridges is not an offence and we released him. If he were carrying a live cartridge, we would have taken some action," he said.
The passenger had to take an IndiGo flight to Kolkata (6E-203) in the afternoon.
MIA sources here said both the flights landed in Bengaluru and took off for Mangaluru later. The flight from Dubai was scheduled to land in Mangaluru at 4.40 am, but was diverted to Bengaluru and landed in Mangaluru only at 8.49 am. The flight from Dammam was scheduled to land in Mangaluru at 5.05 am. The Bahrain-Kannur-Mangaluru plane will also be delayed, the sources said. The Mangaluru to Dubai flight was also delayed.
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A six-year-old boy died after falling into a six-foot deep lift shaft filled with water at an under-construction building in Dombivli on Tuesday afternoon. The boy, Vedant Jadhav, was seen playing near the accident site and the boy's family began looking for him when he did not return. Vedant was a resident of Vighnaharta building in Sangarli village of Dombivli. His grandparents took care of him while his father worked as a sanitation worker.
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