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Waka Flocka Flame arrested

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame has been arrested in Georgia after customs officials found a loaded gun in his luggage as he attempted to board a plane.

The star, real name Juaquin Malphurs, was detained at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Friday morning (10Oct14) and charged with carrying a weapon in a prohibited place.


Reports suggest he didn't have a permit for the gun.


He is currently in custody at Clayton County jail.


The rapper's love of guns landed him in trouble earlier this year (14) - he is reportedly facing an investigation by probation officials after he was featured in an Instagram.com photo brandishing a firearm.


The No Hands hitmaker, whose probation from a previous conviction bans him from being in possession of weapons, posed alongside his wife Tammy Rivera in the shot, in which he can be seen pointing a gun at the camera.


The snap, which Rivera uploaded on 3 September (14), went viral and caught the attention of authorities, who contacted Waka Flocka Flame's attorney over the careless picture.