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Bullet found in hand baggage of Congress MLA

Last Updated: Friday, November 11, 2011 - 15:25

Agartala: Youth Congress leader Anil
Dhanturi, who had come to oversee Rahul Gandhi`s public
meetings in Tripura, was briefly detained at the airport here
after a bullet was found in his hand baggage.

The bullet in Dhanturi`s baggage was found by CISF
personnel when he was to board a flight at the airport here
last evening, a senior police official said on friday.

Dhanturi, a Haryana MLA, was detained and questioned for
half an hour before being allowed to proceed, he said.

The Youth Congress leader had arrived to oversee the
public meetings of Gandhi at Kailashahar and Udaipur
yesterday.

Tripura Youth Congress President Sushanta Chowdhury said
Dhanturi possessed a licensed pistol and the cartridge was not
live.

PTI

First Published: Friday, November 11, 2011 - 15:25
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