TDP leader detained at Renigunta airport for carrying bullets

A TDP leader bound for Hyderabad by flight was detained at the Renigunta airport on April 27 for carrying 20 bullets. Representative image: Pexels

A Telugu Desam Party leader bound for Hyderabad by a private airlines flight was detained at the Renigunta airport on Saturday (April 27) for carrying 20 bullets, an airport official said.

The party leader from Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh was handed over to police by the airport authorities as the bullets were detected during scanning, the official said.

After preliminary inquiry, the passenger was found to have a valid gun licence, police said. However, further interrogation of the party man was on as he did not initially disclose the fact that he was carrying the ammunition, they added.

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