A former Conservative councillor in Cambridgeshire has been found guilty of a firearms offence after a Second World War pistol was found at his home.
Jonathan Farmer, a former mayor of Wisbech, was found guilty at Cambridge Crown Court after a two-day trial.
Farmer had argued the weapon was an antique and that he didn't know it was in working order. He could now face a prison term when he is sentenced.
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