Coimbatore: A Tamil Nadu BJP functionary on Tuesday created a flutter by carrying a bullet in his bag to the Coimbatore airport to board a flight to Chennai.
The police said that he was however, stopped by the security personnel.
State BJP secretary GK Selvakumar arrived at the airport and while being screened, a security personnel noticed the bullet in the baggage and immediately alerted the police.
According to the police, the inquiry revealed that the BJP leader, who had a valid licence to carry the bullet said he had not noticed the ammunition in his baggage while packing for the journey.
"Later, he was allowed to board the flight, after he handed over the bullet to his driver," they said.
Updated Date: Jun 26, 2018 17:26:20 IST