Passenger held on suspicion at Mangalore airport

 A passenger from Dubai who arrived here last night was taken into custody at the Mangalore International Airport for carrying suspicious liquid, police said.

PTI| Updated: Sep 14, 2014, 19:37 PM IST

Mangalore: A passenger from Dubai who arrived here last night was taken into custody at the Mangalore International Airport for carrying suspicious liquid, police said.

The man belonging to Uppala in Kasaragod district in Kerala had been working in Dubai as the manager of an institution for the last nine years, police said.

A dog squad and a bomb detection squad were brought to the spot, police said, adding, the nature of the liquid was yet to be ascertained.

Police Commissioner R Hitendar, DCP (Crime) Vishnuvardhan and DCP (Law and Order)K V Jagadish reached the airport on getting the information, they said.