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Weapons Stash Includes 100,000-Volt Stun Gun
A man has admitted importing and possessing dozens of prohibited weapons - including a 100,000-volt stun gun.
Parwinder Baning, 21, appeared at Leicester Crown Court on Wednesday to following a raid on his home in December when a large number of weapons were seized.
The scale of the haul prompted international police enquiries and more items ordered from abroad were intercepted by the Border Force.
In total Baning possessed or had ordered 92 weapons.
This included a 100,000-volt stun gun - twice as powerful as police Tasers.
Also seized were knuckle dusters, pepper spray, push daggers and an extendable baton.
Officers found 37 knives at his home in Kitchener Road, including hunting knives, martial arts knives and throwing knives.
Though some of the items are not illegal unless carried in public, all the weapons have been confiscated and will be destroyed.
Evidence was also unearthed regarding orders for three million-volt concealable stun guns. These were either never dispatched or were intercepted.
Baning failed to explain the weapons when interviewed by Leicestershire Police.
Detective Inspector Martin Smalley said: "This was clearly a significant haul of weapons, and I can only speculate on why Baning was collecting it. In the wrong hands it could have resulted in significant injuries.
"I am also concerned that a number of weapons Baning had ordered were not found during our searches. I would appeal to anyone who has information about where these weapons are to contact Leicestershire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."
Similar charges against an 18-year-old woman were dropped on Wednesday.
The charges were: possession of a bladed article; 3x importation of knuckledusters; importation of an extendable baton; importation of a pepper spray; purchase of a stun gun; 2x purchase of a concealable stun gun.
Baning is due to be sentenced on June 13.