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Armed Sutton Coldfield drug dealer jailed for 12 years

Sundeep Khatkar Image copyright West Midlands Police
Image caption Khatkar admitted possession of firearms, ammunition and class A drugs with intent to supply

A drug dealer who kept loaded guns at his West Midlands home has been jailed for 12 years.

Sundeep Khatkar, 33, had guns and drugs with a street value of more than £60,000 at his Sutton Coldfield home.

He admitted possession of firearms, ammunition and class A drugs with intent to supply, at Birmingham Crown Court on Monday.

West Midlands Police said among the haul were automatic pistols, a stun gun, cocaine and crack cocaine.

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Image copyright West Midlands Police
Image caption The guns, bullets and drugs found at Khatkar's home valued at more than £60,000

Officers seized loaded 9mm Heckler and Kock and 8mm Baum automatic pistols, a stun gun, cocaine and crack cocaine, along with cash, mobile phones and scales from Khatkar's home in Walsall Road, Little Aston on 20 February.

Det Con Peter Miller said: "We take all investigations involving firearms extremely seriously.

"We will now be carrying out further investigations to regain Khatkar's ill-gotten gains to ensure he does not retain any profit from his drug dealing."

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