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TechnologyUK makes 'first' conviction over 3D printed gun

18:30  19 june  2019
18:30  19 june  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Tendai Muswere, 26, pleaded guilty to making the 3 D printed gun , in a hearing at Southwark Crown Court in the British capital. “This conviction , which I believe is the first of its kind relating to the use of a 3 D printer to produce a firearm, has prevented a viable gun from getting into the hands of

3 D printing technology has made it possible for people to make complex objects—including plastic firearms, such as this one produced in the US. © 2019 AFP APA citation: UK makes ' first ' conviction over 3 - D printed gun (2019, June 19) retrieved 1 September 2020 from https

UK makes 'first' conviction over 3D printed gun© Robert MacPherson 3D printing technology has made it possible for people to make complex objects -- including plastic firearms, such as this one produced in the US

A student was convicted on Wednesday of manufacturing a firearm using a 3D printer, in what London's police said they believed was the first such successful prosecution in Britain.

Tendai Muswere, 26, pleaded guilty to making the 3D printed gun, in a hearing at Southwark Crown Court in the British capital.

Police searched Muswere's central London home on drugs grounds in October 2017. They found evidence of cannabis cultivation -- and also components of a 3D printed gun, capable of firing a lethal shot.

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The 3 D printed gun found by police searching the property of Tendai Muswere. “Muswere was planning to line the printed firearms with steel tubes in order to make a barrel capable of firing. “This conviction , which I believe is the first of its kind relating to the use of a 3 D printer to produce a

The conviction is the first of its kind in the country. Read full article: UK student charged for manufacturing gun through 3 D printing .

Zimbabwean national Muswere, who does not hold a firearms licence, said he was printing the firearm for a university film project and claimed he did not know that the components were capable of firing.

UK makes 'first' conviction over 3D printed gun© Handout Muswere claimed the printed gun was for a "dystopian" university film project, but police say he didn't explain why it contained lethal parts

"He later refused to comment on what his film project was about," London's Metropolitan Police said in a statement.

Officers went through his internet search history and found he had viewed videos demonstrating how to use a 3D printer to manufacture firearms which fired live ammunition.

A second raid in February 2018 resulted in the discovery of further components of a 3D printed gun.

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A student was convicted on Wednesday of manufacturing a firearm using a 3 D printer , in what London's police said they believed was the first such successful prosecution in They found evidence of cannabis cultivation -- and also components of a 3 D printed gun , capable of firing a lethal shot.

"Muswere claimed that he was printing the firearms for a 'dystopian' university film project but he has not explained why he included the component parts necessary to make a lethal barrelled weapon," said Acting Detective Sergeant Jonathan Roberts, who led the investigation.

"Muswere was planning to line the printed firearms with steel tubes in order to make a barrel capable of firing.

"This conviction, which I believe is the first of its kind relating to the use of a 3D printer to produce a firearm, has prevented a viable gun from getting into the hands of criminals."

Muswere will be sentenced on August 9.

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