Kochi | Authorities at Cochin International Airport at Nedumbassery in Kochi district recovered air pistol from a toilet outsie the airport today.
The pistol was noticed by labourers who were cleaning the toilets. The pistol was found in the flush out of the toilet.
The recovery of the pistol alerted the airport security personnel. However, security was beefed up at the international terminal, sources said.
The security checks at the terminal have also been tightened in view of the Independence Day on August 15. Airport police registered a case and were investigating where the pistol was purchased, based on the serial number on it, the sources added.