Tirupati: A man claimed to be a close relative of Nandyal MP SPY Reddy was held after he was found carrying 17 rounds of 9mm bullets at Tirupati airport on Friday.

Bullets were found in his baggage during the check-in scrutiny at the airport. Rammohan Reddy was bound for Hyderabad. He claimed that he is a close relative of the MP and holds a gun licence when he was questioned by the airport police. He said he carried the bullets by mistake.