I'v picked up a news piece some days ago from the news wire that a Chinese chef from Hong Kong was arrested in the the Chicago airport...
"A 76-year-old Hong Kong chef was arrested at O'Hare Airport in Chicago for trying to carry meat cleavers on board in his hand luggage on his flight home. Mok Sun-ming was charged with unlawful possession of weapons after the cleavers were found as he tried to board the American Airlines flight." (Nov 15)
I am sure the poor old man had forgotten about his trade-tools before he checked in. I was also told that the guy didn't actually speaks and understands English.
Anyone got any idea whether he was freed, jailed or what? I believe ignorance of the knife-ban could be a valid defence in court?
These days even nail clippers etc are banned from flights out of Hong Kong. ****.