CAIRO – Egyptian officials screech a Yemeni American became once arrested at the Cairo airport for carrying a old Yemeni dagger in his baggage.
Customs officials screech the person, a dual U.S.-Yemeni nationwide, landed in Cairo on Friday on a flight from the Yemeni port city of Aden.
The officials screech when the person’s baggage had been scanned on his manner out of the arrivals hall, authorities found the dagger in one amongst the suitcases.
The officials screech it be unlawful to bring the ornamental daggers — customarily called jambiyya — into Egypt.
Yemeni men build on the daggers as fragment of their old apparel; the metallic-made zigzag blades are supposed to be a worth of field and courage.
The officials spoke on situation of anonymity because they had been now not authorized to take a look at with the media.