17 Dec 2016 – The head of the Metropolitan Police’s anti-terrorist division has sought to blame the licensed firearms community for the murder of Jo Cox MP by a political extremist.
A Beretta shotgun was stolen from a London street after its owner allegedly left it unattended while unloading a car.
The Metropolitan Police have launched a two week gun surrender, urging members of the public to hand in lawfully owned ” imitation weapons, BB guns and air weapons”.
Armed police were deployed to arrest a man reportedly seen walking around London’s Canary Wharf financial district with a shotgun, according to various media reports today.
The Metropolitan Police has, uniquely in the firearms licensing world, begun a formal partnership with the licensed firearms community to exchange information and “foster mutual understanding”.
UK Shooting News has obtained more court documents from the sad case of Raymond Mills, who committed suicide in January, revealing the firearms dealer’s bail conditions – as well as a possible indication that a police sting operation led to his arrest.