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Belfast dad jailed for storing organised crime gang’s guns

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The 52-year-old admitted eight offences arising from a May 2018 search of his Cluain Mor Drive home that uncovered two sawn-off shotguns and a handgun. (stock photo)

The 52-year-old admitted eight offences arising from a May 2018 search of his Cluain Mor Drive home that uncovered two sawn-off shotguns and a handgun. (stock photo)

The 52-year-old admitted eight offences arising from a May 2018 search of his Cluain Mor Drive home that uncovered two sawn-off shotguns and a handgun. (stock photo)

A father-of-two who stored three guns at his west Belfast home for an organised crime gang was handed a five-year sentence on Tuesday.

Appearing at the city’s Crown Court via videolink from Maghaberry jail, Gerard Porter was told his sentence would be split between custody and licence.


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