Ten people have been charged following firearms warrants in east London, Essex and Kent.
The warrants, at eleven addresses, were executed on Wednesday, 3 March, and resulted in ten people being arrested.
They have since been charged with conspiracy to possess a firearm with intent to endanger life and conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm with intent.
[A] A 16 year old male who cannot be named for legal reasons.
[B] Veron Nikolla, 18 (22.01.03) of Dovehouse Mead, Barking.
[C] Daniel Adarkwah, 19 (16.12.01) of Canterbury, Kent.
[D] Hakan Ozcan, 18 (11.01.03) of Harwich, Essex.
[E] Robert Ograja, 18 (04.03.03) of Upney Lane, Barking.
[F] Alex Thuo, 19 (18.01.02) of Wivenhoe Road, Barking.
[G] A 17-year-old male who cannot be named for legal reasons.
[H] A 17-year-old male who cannot be named for legal reasons.
[I] Ashar Silcott, 19 (07.01.02) of Middleton Grove, Barking.
[J] Jordan Oseha 19 (12.11.01) of King Edwards Road, Barking.
All were charged on Wednesday, 3 March and were remanded to appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, 4 March.
[A] – [I] were further remanded in custody to await their next court appearance – date and venue to be confirmed.
[J] was released on bail pending next court appearance – date and venue to be confirmed.