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London submachine gun plot trio convicted

Three people are facing long prison sentences after being found guilty of being involved in a plot to import submachine guns.

The ringleader was a convicted criminal who orchestrated the plan from his cell in Wandsworth Prison.

In this report from BBC London's Guy Smith, Mark Mastaglio from Forensic Firearms Consultancy describes why criminals are attracted to this type of gun while Det Ch Insp Rebecca Reeves from the Met Police talks about the police operation.

  • 16 Jan 2015
  • From the section London