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Ecclestone arrested in Brazil for carrying gun he bought after mother-in-law was kidnapped

Former Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has been arrested in Brazil for illegally carrying a gun while boarding a plane. Ecclestone was getting a flight to Switzerland, and while going through airport security, they found in his bag an LW Seecamp.32 gun that he had accidentally packed into his luggage. The 91-year-old got the gun in 2016 when his mother-in-law, Aparecida Schunck, was kidnapped in Brazil. Ecclestone was arrested and taken to a private room so that officers could ascertain why he had a gun in his bag, and he eventually paid his bail of 6,000 Real, which is around £995. The Briton explained that he used the gun to scare people around the house, and packed it by mistake...
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