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IrelandSenior Kinahan figure Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh jailed for three years over stun gun found in home

15:16  02 september  2019
15:16  02 september  2019 Source:   independent.ie

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FALLEN mob boss Thomas ‘ Bomber ’ Kavanagh remains in the sights of the Spanish authorities A source said: “ Bomber may be going to jail over possession of a stun gun but all of his assets are As part of our revelations on the most senior member of the Kinahan cartel to be convicted since the

MOB boss Daniel Kinahan has cut ties with Thomas ‘ Bomber ’ Kavanagh . He is the most senior ­member of the Kinahan cartel to be ­convicted since the murder of his brother-in-law “ Kavanagh had been under the radar for many years and the only reason he’s going to prison is because of his

Senior Kinahan figure Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh jailed for three years over stun gun found in home Irish businessman Thomas Kavanagh arriving at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court. Photo: Jason Roberts/PA Wire

A SENIOR Kinahan cartel figure has been jailed for three years in the UK for possessing a stun gun.

Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh (51) was arrested at Birmingham Airport by officers from the UK's National Crime Agency in January as part of a wider investigation into money laundering, drugs and firearms supply in the UK and Ireland.

Senior Kinahan figure Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh jailed for three years over stun gun found in home Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh mugshot National Crime Agency/PA Wire

A stun gun disguised as a torch was recovered during a search of his home on Sutton Road, Mile Oak near Tamworth.

Kavanagh, who is from Dublin but has lived in the UK for 15 years, was charged with offences under Section 5 of the Firearms Act.

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KINAHAN ally Thomas ‘ Bomber ’ Kavanagh faces having an extra 16 months slapped on his five years for stun gun But three weeks before those two years ran out, he was arrested Addressing Kavanagh , Judge Glenn told him last week: “This charge has a minimum sentence of five years in

Senior Kinahan figure Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh jailed for three years over stun gun found in home National Crime Agency undated handout photo of an illegal 10,000-volt stun gun disguised as a torch, which was found among an arsenal of weaponry of Thomas Kavanagh in his "highly fortified" mansion home. Photo: NCA/PA Wire

Kavanagh was found guilty of the offences following a two day trial at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court on July 11.

Commenting on the sentence, Peter Bellis, lead investigator for the NCA, said: “These types of weapons are extremely dangerous and can cause serious injury or death. This is why they are prohibited in the UK.

“Our wider investigation into money laundering, drugs and firearms supply continues.”

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