Four men arrested after firearm and ammunition found in vehicle

A shotgun and ammunition has been seized from a vehicle stopped by police in a residential street near Bedford town centre.

Tuesday, 5th April 2016, 10:02 am
Updated Tuesday, 5th April 2016, 10:23 am

Four men were arrested after the incident, which happened on Friday in Roff Avenue..

Nazish Shehzad, 30, was charged with the possession of a shortened shotgun.

He appeared before Luton Magistrates’ Court on Saturday where he was remanded into custody.

A 60-year-old man from Bedford and a 16-year-old boy from Loughton were arrested on suspicion of possessing of a firearm and were both bailed.

A further man from Bedford was also arrested but has been released with no further action, say police.