Excitement about former Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone again. The 91-year-old was temporarily arrested at a Brazilian airport. The reason: He was carrying an unregistered pistol.

Former Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone (91) was temporarily arrested late Wednesday evening at the airport in the Brazilian city of Campinas. This is reported by the Reuters news agency, citing the local police. Accordingly, Ecclestone had a firearm in his luggage that is not registered.

The Brazilian police are said to be the L.W. discovered the Seecamp .32 pistol during an X-ray inspection. Ecclestone then admitted to owning the gun. However, he claimed he was unaware that it was in his luggage at the time.

The Brit posted bail and was released. He traveled to Switzerland on a private plane.

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