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Woman in possession of stun gun disguised as mobile phone sentenced

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A woman has been sentenced to 30 months’ imprisonment for possession of a disguised firearm following an investigation by Thames Valley Police.

On Thursday 18th August 2016 Claire Khan, aged 31, of no fixed abode, was sentenced at Aylesbury Crown Court after she pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a disguised firearm.

On Thursday 3rd March 2016, police pulled Ms Khan over in her car on Oxford Road, High Wycombe. During a search of her vehicle officers found a stun gun which was disguised as a mobile phone.

Ms Khan was charged on Tuesday 24th May 2016.

Investigating Officer, PC Tom Roberts of Local CID, based at High Wycombe police station, said: ‘I am happy that Khan will be serving a custodial sentence as she was carrying a live stun gun which could have been used by the offender.

I would like to reassure the public that we will not tolerate those who carry weapons and they will be dealt with and brought to justice.’

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