Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Passenger Tried to Bring Semi-Automatic on Board Flight from Winnipeg: RCMP

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Passenger Tried to Bring Semi-Automatic on Board Flight from Winnipeg: RCMP

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Man accused of trying to bring gun on flight

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WINNIPEG - A man whose brother was beaten and killed earlier this month has been charged with trying to bring a semi-automatic handgun onboard a flight from Winnipeg to Toronto.

Mohammad Peyawary, a 35-year-old from Toronto, faces several charges including unlawful transport of an unsecured restricted firearm and carrying a concealed weapon.

Police said the gun was found inside a carry-on garment bag as a man passed through security on Monday at the James Armstrong Richardson International Airport.

RCMP spokeswoman Tara Seel says the gun was not loaded, the passenger was not carrying any ammunition and there was no risk to the public.

Seel said Peyawary is the brother of Mustafa Peyawary, a 29-year-old who was found dead inside a Winnipeg apartment Aug. …

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