Arrest after 9 firearms found

21 June 2019, 10:27

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A man has been arrested after firearms were seized from a property in East Kilbride.

Acting on intelligence, officers from the Organised Crime Partnership (OCP) executed warrants at a property in Wingate Drive in the South Lanarkshire town on Tuesday.

During the course of the investigation they seized nine firearms and a quantity of ammunition.

Police said a 62-year-old man was arrested and appeared at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Thursday, where he was remanded in custody.

The OCP is a joint Police Scotland and National Crime Agency operation.