American arrested with live cartridge at Delhi airport
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A 56-year-old American national, CEO of a US firm, was on Wednesday arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here for allegedly carrying a live cartridge.
Daniel Jon Starks was apprehended at the airport during baggage checking by the CISF team, CISF spokesperson Rohit Katiyar said.
Starks, the chief executive officer of a cardiac equipment company, was on way to Dharamsala and was to board a chartered flight when a live cartridge of 45 Auto was found in his baggage.
"He was arrested and produced in a court which send him to one day judicial custody. His company deals with cardiac related equipment," Deputy Commissioner of Police (IGI) R A Sanjeev said.
When confronted, a senior police official said, Starks produced a US arms licence but as it was not valid, he was taken into custody. Starks had a multiple entry visa and was on a business trip to India.
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