Man facing February trial after York Road Battersea gun seizure

Mr Hassain will face trial at Kingston Crown Court next month.

Mr Hassain will face trial at Kingston Crown Court next month.

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A 22-year-old man will face a trial next month after denying possession of a Colt 45 revolver and 27 bullets.

Nazir Hassain, from West Arbour Street, Tower Hamlets, was arrested by by police while riding in a taxi in York Road, Battersea, on Wednesday afternoon (February 5).

Mr Hassain was charged on Thursday with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life, namely a Colt New Service .455 calibre revolver.

He also faces two extra charges of possessing ammunition, 15 x 32 automatic calibre cartridges, 6 x 8mm calibre modified blank cartridge and 6 x bulleted .45 Automatic calibre cartridges, with intent to endanger life.

He will face trial on February 21 at Kingston Crown Court.

Mr Hassain appeared at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court today.


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