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India

31 January 2000

BBC News

A British arms trader and the five-member crew of a Latvian aircraft have been convicted by a Calcutta court of charges connected with a mysterious arms drop in eastern India in 1995. But they have been acquitted of the most serious charge they faced, that carries the death penalty. They are to be sentenced later this week. A British member of parliament has urged the UK Government to intervene in the case. Judge PK Biswas convicted the six on a range of charges,... (GunPolicy.org)

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