Pensioner convicted of supplying guns and ammunition to criminal gangs

Paul Edmunds was able to walk through customs at Heathrow airport with weapons he was supplying to criminals.

By Becky Johnson, Sky News Correspondent

A man who sold illegally imported guns and homemade bullets to criminal gangs has been convicted of supplying lethal weapons.

Paul Edmunds, 66, had turned his home in a middle class suburb of Gloucester into an ammunition factory.

The licensed gun dealer used his "encyclopaedic knowledge" of firearms legislation to exploit loopholes and smuggle hundreds of banned weapons from the USA.

In a case that will raise questions about...
source: The Sky News