Kolkata: A man was arrested in Kolkata airport with four rifle scopes on Thursday, said officials. As per reports, the man identified as Gonindji Singh was arrested on his arrival from Bangkok on a Thai airways plane. The rifle scopes believed to be used by snipers triggered alarm at the security circle.
The passenger has failed to explain the purpose of his belongings. High security alert has been sounded across the country in the aftermath of Pathankot terror attack, and the recovery has sparked concern in the security establishment. At least six ISI agents have so far been nabbed in the city and several maps and information of army installations have been found in their possession.