French passenger detained for having satellite phone in Chennai

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Published on: 18 July 2016 9:00 PM GMT
French passenger detained for having satellite phone in Chennai
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Chennai: An elderly French passenger was on Monday detained for inquiry at the Chennai International Airport after he was found possessing a ‘satellite phone’, a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) official said.

The phone was allegedly found in the 69-year-old passenger’s hand baggage while he was going through a check at the airport. He was immediately detained for interrogation.

Other highlights:

  • Possession of satellite devices by foreigners is highly regulated in India.
  • The possession of the device is allowed in the country subject to strict norms.
  • Such possessions must be declared to custom authorities on arrival in the country.

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