New Delhi: An Indian man was arrested at the Delhi airport by the Customs for allegedly trying to smuggle air gun parts into the county, according to an official statement issued today.
The man was intercepted after his arrival from Dubai yesterday.
A detailed search of his baggage and personal examination resulted in the seizure of an air gun barrel and air gun trigger action of Carl Walther make, three gun mounted scope and butt stock (plastic), the statement issued by the Customs said.
“The said parts can be converted into an air gun (5.5mm/0.22 bore),” it said.
The passenger, aged about 54 years, a native of Bhopal, has been arrested, the statement said.