A Warsaw court decided to arrest for three months a South African national who was planning to leave Warsaw's Chopin Airport with four pieces of ammunition and a grenade in his luggage, PAP learnt on Wednesday.
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Polish security services have arrested a 54-year-old Dutchman associated with extreme nationalist groups for attempting to illegally buy firearms in Poland which he intended to use on Dutch territory.
Opposition MPs have called for the justice minister, Zbigniew Ziobro, to be stripped of his gun licence.
Poland's justice minister has defended himself for carrying a pistol, saying he needed one because he once had a death contract taken out against him.
The 007 pistol was found with its holster and 50 rounds of 7.65 mm calibre ammunition on Tuesday, January 17, while workers were tearing up wooden floors in the attic of an apartment in the palace complex, which has been unused for 20 years.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, has said Polish weapons are helping Ukraine defend its sovereignty.
Poland's Police Central Investigation Bureau (CBSP) has seized 48 firearms, 30,000 rounds of ammunition and several grenades in an operation carried out in three provinces.
As Russia’s war against Ukraine rages just over Poland’s border, Poles are flocking to shooting ranges in unprecedented numbers to sharpen their marksmanship skills and prepare for a possible escalation.