Man appears on gun charges

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A 25 years old man has appeared in court accused of possessing a hand held revolver and ammunition in suspicious circumstances and without a firearms certificate.

William Andrew Gibson of 560 Glenshane Road, Claudy is further charged with cultivating cannabis and possession of class B drugs on January 17.

He was released on his own bail of £500 and ordered to abide by a curfew.

Releasing Gibson, District Judge Barney McElholm said it was very concenring the 25 years-old knows where to buy an illegal gun. He will appear in court again on February 23.