Teen jailed for ordering 'deadly' weaponry

Reza Khalilzada ordered the weaponry to be delivered to his family home in Middlesex
Reza Khalilzada ordered the weaponry to be delivered to his family home in Middlesex Credit: Metropolitan Police

An 18-year-old who stored a machine gun, gun components, nunchucks, CS gas and a host of other weaponry at his family home was jailed for six years imprisonment today. Reza Khalilzada, a Dutch national living in Pinner, Middlesex, ordered the guns from America online.

Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police were alerted when customs officers scanned one of his parcels which said it contained an ornament - but when x-rayed revealed a machine gun and 187 rounds of ammunition. When officers raided his home they found a number of other weapons.

An assault rifle uncovered at the home
An assault rifle uncovered at the home Credit: Metropolitan Police

Detective Inspector Rob Murray, of the Central Task Force, said: “Khalilzada’s arsenal contained everything one person would need to potentially kill and seriously injure a lot of people."

Credit: Metropolitan Police

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