An Israeli manufactured military assault rifle and a grenade pistol were among small arsenal confiscated in Taichung city last night. Police arrested a man believed to be holding the weapons for use on demand by members of a criminal gang.
After an investigation that included monitoring the residence of a man named Lin, who has a criminal record for drugs offences, police yesterday were issued a warrant to search the premises.
Lin, 26, was charged with illegal possession of weapons that included a TAR-21 infantry assault rifle, a grenade pistol with 5 grenades, 2 Clark pistols, 253 rounds of rifle ammunition, and 258 rounds of pistol ammunition.
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