Man charged after self-loading pistol seized from minicab in Neasden

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Officers said they found a self-loading pistol and ammunition in a minicab. - Credit: PA

A man has been charged with firearms offences after police searched a minicab in Neasden. 

Ahmed Gobdon, 25, of Rainborough Close, was arrested on February 10 after the Met’s Specialist Crime Command searched a minicab as it was driven off the M1 near Neasden underground train station. 

Officers said they seized a self-loading pistol and ammunition in the operation. 

Mr Gobdon has been charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and possession of ammunition with intent to endanger life.

He appeared at Willesden Magistrates' Court on February 12.

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He was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Harrow Crown Court on March 12.

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