Edmonton man faces firearms charges after handguns found in suitcase at airport
By The Canadian PressNews Public Sector airport security Edmonton firearms regulation
EDMONTON — A man faces six firearms charges after security officials at the Edmonton International Airport found two unauthorized handguns in a suitcase that had been checked in for a flight to Lebanon.
RCMP say they were notified about the find on Monday morning and police officers seized the two guns.
Mounties say a man identified as the owner of the luggage was arrested moments before his departure.
Mohamad Abdulgani Elkadri, who is 60, is charged with unsafe transport of a restricted weapon, possession of a restricted firearm without a licence and exporting a firearm without authorization.
The Edmonton man has been released and is to appear in Leduc provincial court on Nov. 1.
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