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Peel police find gun in glove compartment during traffic stop

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Two men have been arrested after Peel police seized a loaded pistol from the glove compartment of a vehicle during a traffic stop.

Police say they the vehicle was being investigated for a traffic violation in the area of Airport Rd. and the Highway 409 in Mississauga on Sunday.

During the investigation, police found a black 9 mm pistol in the front compartment of the vehicle.

Musaf Yusuf, 23, and Ahmed Abukar, 21, are facing several charges including carrying concealed weapon, and occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was firearm.

Both men were scheduled for a bail hearing in Brampton on Sunday.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121 ext. 2133 or to call the Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.



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