Popular Nigerian born UFC Fighter, Israel Adesanya has been reportedly arrested by the Police at the New York, JFK airport for having a weapon in his possession.
Reports state that the arrest was made by the Port Authority Police Department near the TSA screening area which was near the American Airlines terminal.
However, according to further reports from Israel’s spokesman, he was handed a gift by a fan, which he put in his luggage.
He stated that Israel was arrested at the airport for having a Brass Knuckle in his possession. Israel quickly disposed of the item, and cooperated with authorities.
“Israel was handed a gift by a fan, which he put in his luggage. When flagged at the airport, Israel quickly disposed of the item, and co-operated with authorities. He has complied accordingly, with that the matter was dismissed and he is on his way home,” Adesanya’s spokesman disclosed.
Brass knuckles are illegal in the state of New York, according to reports it is also illegal to carry them on or to be placed in a carry-on bag.