The wife of Arsenal star Sead Kolasinac was held by police after bringing a stun gun into the UK on a private jet at the weekend.
According to The Sun, Bella Kolasinac was let off with a caution after landing on a private jet from Frankfurt on Sunday following a short getaway.
She is said to have sobbed and claimed she bought the device for self-defence after her husband and team-mate Mesut Ozil were the targets of a knife attack last October.
After that incident, the 27-year-old fled to Germany for her safety and obtained a legal permit to carry the stun gun, known as an ‘electro shocker’.
She is reported to have not realised the device was illegal in the UK although she sought permission to import the item.
Bella Kolasinac was let off with a caution after bringing a stun gun into the UK on Sunday night
When the item was found in her luggage, she was held by Border Force officers at London Biggin Hill airport before being released.
A spokesman for Kolasinac told The Sun: “It was all a misunderstanding. The electro shocker was still in its packaging and didn’t have any batteries.
“Bella was able to prove she sent emails to the flight operators to make sure she could import it.
Arsenal star Kolasinac has feared for the safety of his family since an incident last year
“Unfortunately, she was in the air with her phone off when she received an email saying the device was illegal.
“The airline had informed customs officers that she had the shocker before the plane landed.
“She didn’t declare it because she didn’t think she had done anything wrong. These devices can be carried legally in a bag in Germany if the owner has a permit.
Kolasinac and Ozil were targeted earlier this season by robbers
(Image: INSTAGRAM/Mesut Ozil)
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