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Gun Wrong

Driver Felix Lowe called cops when he found a loaded gun in the car he had bought at an auction in the German state of Lower Saxony - and discovered the vehicle had been the getaway vehicle used by a child killer.

The VW Golf had belonged to 35-year-old Iraqi Ali Basri who went on the run after shooting his 13-year-old daughter Souzan in the head and neck in the town of Stolzenau in December 2011.

The execution was believed to have been an honour killing after she offended the family by moving out following a row with her parents.

But after searching the car for the weapon and finding nothing the police, who have still not found the killer, put the car up for auction.

Prosecutor Jan Scheerer admitted that police had not realised the gun was still in the car despite having used sniffer dogs, and carrying out a careful search.

German Herald





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