This Article is From Jul 25, 2019

Man Arrested At Patna Airport For Carrying Unlicensed Pistol

The man was caught by the Central Industrial Security Force personnel who found him to be in possession of a country-made pistol.

Man Arrested At Patna Airport For Carrying Unlicensed Pistol

The man was on his way to board a flight for Delhi. (Representational)

Patna:

Security forces on Thursday arrested a man in his 20s at the airport in Patna while he was on his way to board a flight for Delhi carrying an unlicensed pistol, police said.

According to Jaishankar Prasad, the in-charge of Airport police station, Mohd Aijaz - a native of Bihar's Nawada district - was caught by the Central Industrial Security Force personnel who found him to be in possession of a country-made pistol.

The CISF handed over Mohd Aijaz to the police station for further investigation and action. Interrogation so far has revealed that he was in Patna to board a flight, run by a private airline, to Delhi, Mr Prasad said.

"We are investigating other things, like whether he has a criminal record in his native district or anywhere else, from where he obtained the illegal weapon and what could have been his motive to carry the firearm while boarding a plane", Mr Prasad said.