A MAN tried to smuggle a haul of weapons in three separate suitcases through an airport.
Hashem Djaiz, 41, landing at Cardiff following a family holiday in Cyprus.
Wales News Service Hashem Djaiz tried to smuggle weapons in three different suitcases through the airport
When asked if he had any weapons in his bag, Djaiz said he did not.
But officials found eight knuckledusters and six batons in the cases.
Pedigree dog breeder Djaiz of Barry, South Wales, claimed the weapons were toys and for decoration.
David Pinnell, defending, said: "He is held in high regard around the world.”
Djaiz admitted importing prohibited weapons and was jailed for 20 months at Cardiff crown court.
MEDIA WALES Djaiz was asked if he had any weapons and he said no MEDIA WALES Djaiz is a dog breeder and claimed that the weapons were toys MEDIA WALES Officials found eight knuckledusters and six batons in the suitcases
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