In July, police in the city of Cherkessk in the Russian Federation arrested a 38-year-old homeowner who was charged with making these improvised revolving shotguns from a home workshop. Each 12 gauge shotgun consists of sections of steel pipe welded together with a Ghost Stapler functioning as a trigger.
A search of a storage facility connected to motorcycle a gang in Waterloo, Sydney last Thursday uncovered drugs, $2.75 million in cash as well as four homemade submachine guns which are pictured above.
Two men are due in court following the seizure of $2.75 million in cash, 13 firearms and illicit drugs. Officers with Strike Force Raptor and the Drug and Firearms Squad searched a storage facility at Waterloo, where drugs, guns and cash were allegedly discovered. #7News
A number of ‘Sterling’ type submachine gun copies have surfaced in recent arms seizures by Indian authorities. The British 9mm Sterling is still used by the Indian army and police so no doubt familiar to the country’s many underground gun makers.
Above: Locally made firearms (Left-to-right): Craft-made ‘Sterling’ type SMG, two .32 automatic pistols and two 30 bore ‘katta’ pistols.
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