Dollis Hill man arrested after submachine gun and £200,000 cash found in vehicle

PUBLISHED: 10:53 16 November 2020 | UPDATED: 21:38 16 November 2020

Dollis Hill man found with submachine gun and £200k cash. Picture: Met Police.

Dollis Hill man found with submachine gun and £200k cash. Picture: Met Police.


A Dollis Hill man has been charged with multiple offences after a vehicle was stopped by police and a submachine gun and cash found.

Azeem Ahktar, 29, of Cooper Road, was stopped by the Met’s Violent Crime Taskforce in Chapter Road on November 12.

He is remanded to appear at Harrow Crown Court on December 11, Scotland Yard said.

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Mr Ahktar’s charges include “possession of a firearm of length less than 30cm / 60cm, prohibited weapon, namely a Scorpion submachine gun”.

He is also charged with possession of heroin with intent to supply the controlled Class A drug and possession with intent to supply cannabis resin (Class B).

Police also seized a cash haul estimated to be in the region of £200,000.

Two other men – aged 29 and 30 – have been bailed pending further enquiries.

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