Bengaluru: JD(S) leader Anand Asnotikar was caught in possession of a gun in his bag at the Kempegowda International Airport on Saturday.

 The gun was found by the Airport staff in Asnotikar’s bag during the security checking.

 The surprised Airport staff called the Airport Police immediately and Anand Asnotikar was arrested.

 Anand Asnotikar reportedly tried to convince the police that the gun he was carrying was licensed and it was for his safety purposes.

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 It is reported that there are certain rules and regulations to be followed before taking a licensed gun on a flight.

 The gun holders must reportedly take permission from the airport authorities and must acquire a certificate before taking the gun on the flight.

 Anand Asnotikar who was off to Hubballi is now being questioned by the airport police at the Kempegowda International Airport Police Station.