ARSENAL star Sead Kolasniac’s spouse was held by police at an airport after bringing a stun gun into the UK.
Security fears noticed her flee to Germany quickly after and he or she obtained a authorized allow there to hold an “electro shocker”.
But she didn’t realise the highly effective gadget was unlawful in Britain — and yesterday The Sun advised how she was held by Border Force officers at London Biggin Hill Airport when it was present in her baggage.
Bella sobbed she had purchased the gadget for self- defence and stated she had sought permission to import it.
She may have been jailed for six months for importing a banned weapon however was let off with a warning after the flight from Frankfurt on Sunday.
A spokesman for Kolasinac, 26, stated: “It was all a misunderstanding. The electro shocker was nonetheless in its packaging and didn’t have any batteries.
“Bella was capable of show she despatched emails to the flight operators to ensure she may import it.
“Unfortunately, she was within the air along with her cellphone off when she acquired an e mail saying the gadget was unlawful.
“The airline had knowledgeable customs officers that she had the shocker earlier than the airplane landed.
“She didn’t declare it as a result of she didn’t suppose she had performed something unsuitable. These units might be carried legally in a bag in Germany if the proprietor has a allow.
“She’s clearly very safety acutely aware after what occurred to Sead and Mesut.”
German-born defender Kolasinac bravely tackled two helmeted robbers who pounced on Ozil’s Mercedes 4×4 in Golders Green, North London, final July.
The unarmed participant suffered slight cuts as he stood as much as one of many thugs, who was armed with a foot-long spike.
Both attackers admitted theft and one received ten years’ jail.
An Arsenal official stated of the stun gun: “This is a personal matter and we is not going to be commenting.”
Kolasinac’s spokesman denied a cosh was additionally in Bella’s baggage.
Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac speaks for first time about being attacked in a automotive this summer time together with team-mate Mesut Ozil
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