Adarsh Nagar, India: Slovakian tourist arrested

Posted on June 20, 2012 • Filed under: India, Tourist Arrested

Jaipur, Jun 19 (PTI) A Slovakian national was arrested for being found in illegal possession of a satellite phone here. Slovakian Peter Hammer was arrested yesterday by local police on a tip-off by intelligence agencies that a satellite phone was activated in Adarsh Nagar locality on June 16, following which the police was able to trace the location of the phone in a hotel. Hammer was arrested after he was found carrying the phone, police said, adding that he was however released and a penalty of Rs 2,000 was imposed on him. The phone was seized, police sources said. Use of satellite phone is banned in India and it amounts to punishment. Read article

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