Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan stopped at Los Angeles airport



    Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan stopped at Los Angeles airport

    Aug.12, Los Angeles: Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has expressed his disappointment at being "detained" by US authorities at Los Angeles International Airport. 

    It is not clear why Khan was detained, or for how long.

    The US ambassador to India has apologised for the detention and said authorities were working to ensure it did not happen again, media reprots said.

    In 2012, Khan was detained for 90 minutes at the White Plains airport near New York.

    In 2009, he was stopped for two hours at Newark airport. He was released after India's embassy intervened. Khan, who flew into Los Angeles on Friday.

    Although there was no comment from immigration officials, the US State Department's assistant secretary on south and central Asian affairs, Nisha Biswal, tweeted to Khan, saying she was "sorry for the hassle", adding that US diplomats also face this situation, BBC reported.

    The Oslo Times International News Network

     
     

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