Soldier arrested at Srinagar airport with live ammunition

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A security alert was triggered at the Srinagar Airport after an Army soldier was found carrying live ammunition while trying to board a flight, India Today reported.

The soldier was arrested at the airport after the security persons found live ammunition from his bag.

Reports suggested that rifleman PK Gouda, who was traveling from Srinagar to Delhi, was detained by the police immediately, after it was found that he had live ammunition in his possession.

Gouda had 15 rounds of AK 57 and SLR in his bag.

Sources and reports said that Gouda was scheduled to board an Indigo flight to New Delhi on Monday.

“Gouda, a resident of Bihar, is a rifleman attached with 47 Rashtriya Rifles and after the recovery he has been arrested and the matter is now being investigated by DySP Airport,” sources added.

Army has also initiated an inquiry into the incident, reports said.

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