UK bound passenger held after recovery of arms, ammunition at Islamabad Airport


ISLAMABAD: The Airport Security Force (ASF) arrested a UK bound passenger after recovery of arms and ammunition at new Islamabad Airport on Saturday.

ASF sources said that during a search of baggage of a passenger identified Awais Akhtar leaving from Birmingham through Pakistan International Airline (PIA) flight PK-791, a 30 bore pistol, and 12 bullets were recovered.

The ASF personnel offloaded and arrested the accused. The recovered arms, ammunition were confiscated and the detainee was being interrogated.