Foreigner Held With Satellite Phone At Dumdum Airport

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Kolkata: A 33-year-old Briton has been apprehended by the CISF at the airport here for allegedly carrying an unauthorised satellite phone in his luggage, a senior official said on Thursday.

P Mathew, who has a passport of the United Kingdom (UK), was apprehended by Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel in the noon after the phone was detected in his baggage, he said.

He was traveling to Hong Kong via Delhi from the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, he added. The man was handed over to the police as carrying a satellite phone is banned under law, the official said.