Bullet found in hand baggage of Congress MLA
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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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