Teen guilty of bid to import explosives from dark web

A teenager has been convicted of trying to import explosives from the dark web with intent to endanger life.

Gurtej Singh Randhawa, from Wolverhampton, attempted to buy a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device, which would be sent to him.

The 19-year old was arrested in May 2017 after the National Crime Agency (NCA) replaced the package with a dummy device before it was delivered.

He was found guilty on Tuesday after a trial at Birmingham Crown Court.

Randhawa, of Grove Lane, Tettenhall, who had previously pleaded guilty to attempting to import explosives, was remanded in custody and is due to be sentenced on 12 January.

He was convicted of maliciously possessing an explosive substance with intent to endanger life or cause serious injury.

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Source: BBC News