Chennai: The CISF officials seized pistol bullets from a businessman during routine check at Chennai International airport in the wee hours of Tuesday.
According to reports, Sabapathi, 51, an industrialist, was checking into a flight to Bangkok and had put his luggage for screening when CISF officials found a few bullets of .32 mm variety in his baggage. Subsequently, he was singled out.
Authorities claimed that he was told that he would not be allowed to carry bullets as per flight rules. Following this, Sabapathi argued that he had a licence for the pistol, but authorities were unmoved.