Big B arrested at Mumbai airport
Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan was arrested at Mumbai airport for carrying weapon whose number does not coincide with that on the license document. He was caught with the suspected pistol while flying from Mumbai to Pune to shoot Ambika Hinduja's film, Teen Patti. When Amitabh was arrested with a gun in his registered baggage, there was a havoc created at the airport. He was allowed to fly to Pune only after he has surrendered the pistol to the airport authority. "The digits on the pistol were different from those on the license. Airline officials found the curvature of the pistol different from the one the digits indicated," said a security officer at the airport.
Jet Airways too confirmed the incident. "There was a slight discrepancy in the licence number. Mr Bachchan apologised for the error,"’ said a Jet airways spokesperson. "He then took the flight without the pistol." During security checking, it was found that his pistol number unmatched with the registered number. The incident took place at 9:30 am on Saturday.
When Big B was detected with the suspect gun, his secretary was called in to take the gun home.