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Israeli With Cartridges Held at Goa Airport

A first information report was registered after six cartridges were found in the baggage of Biton Eliyan during an X-ray scan.

Published: 04th October 2015 12:52 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th October 2015 12:52 AM   |  A+A-

PANAJI: A 32-year-old Israeli national was on Saturday arrested at the Dabolim international airport for possession of live cartridges, police said.

A first information report was registered after six cartridges were found in the baggage of Biton Eliyan during an X-ray scan around 2.45 p.m., a police spokesperson said.

After a preliminary inquiry, Eliyan, who was on his way to Delhi from Goa, was arrested late on Saturday.

"He has been arrested under relevant sections of the Arms Act," said a police official from the Vasco police station.



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