Two Muslims caught with huge cache of arms & ammunition at Karipur Airport, Malappuram
Posted by jagoindia on October 10, 2008
Note: Malappuram where the airport is situated is a Muslim majority district in Kerala and this mini Pakistan is the center of Islamic extremism in Kerala. That should put the whole issue in perspective!
Air Customs seize huge cache of arms & ammunition at Karipur Airport
Kozhikode | Friday, Oct 10 2008 IST
Air Customs authorities have seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition from two passengers from Dubai at Karipur International airport near here.
Air customs sources said 29 pistols, 30 revolvers and about 1000 rounds were seized from Maughoor Shahid Ali Mohammed (31) and Kalekar Rafiq Ahammed (34) natives of Maharashtra, who arrived at the airport on an Emirate flight last night.
On interrogation, the accused have clamed that these were toy pistols and brought for scaring away animals in their farm land.
Stating seized materials were original gun, the sources said further investigation was on.
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Also check out this 2006 news report from The Hindu
Kerala, Saturday, Jan 21, 2006
Smuggling of weapons rampant in Malabar
Karipur airport is now a conduit for smuggled weapons