A smuggler that had been captured at Dover with 60 firearms in his car – considered to be the biggest haul – was jailed for nine decades. Where they discovered a pistol embedded at a panel of his VW Passat Robert Keogh, 37, in Dublin, was stopped by Border Force officers at 5am on August 2. Further investigations found another 59 firearms, all wrapped snugly in plastic, concealed deep in the automobile’s body. A Sig Sauer P226 firing handgun was that the first weapon to be uncovered, within the far left quarter panel of the car. Search officers found another 59 firearms hidden within the vehicle’s bumper along with both rear panels.
Keoghan Irish national, said that he smuggled the firearms to pay off a 3,000 Euro gambling debt also pleaded guilty to gun smuggling in Canterbury Crown Court in a previous hearing in September. The court heard Keogh initially claimed he had’no thought’ there had been something hidden in his vehicle but confessed to importing guns. The National Crime Agency reported that the discovery had ‘certainly saved lives’. Head of Regional Investigations, Andrea Wilson, stated: ‘We substantially disrupted their strategies and have deprived an organized crime set off a haul of firearms.
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