Bullet found in bag of TN BJP leader at Kovai

By PTI Published on Jun 26, 2018 05:04 PM IST

Coimbatore: A Tamilnadu BJP leader today created a flutter by carrying a bullet in his bag to the airport here to board a flight to Chennai.

He was, however, stopped by the security personnel, the police said.

State BJP secretary G K Selvakumar arrived at the airport and while being screened, a security personnel noticed the bullet in the baggage and immediately alerted the police.

Inquiry revealed that the BJP leader, who had a valid licence to carry the bullet, said he had not noticed the ammunition in his baggage while packing for the

journey, the police said.

He was allowed to board the flight after he handed over the bullet to his driver, they said.