Premier League star’s girlfriend ‘is caught smuggling illegal stun gun and cosh into the UK after arriving on private jet’
- She is said to have burst into tears when confronted by Border Force guards
- The Instagram-famous woman flew into London Biggin Hill Airport, Kent, Sunday
- Possessing a stun gun carries a hefty punishment of up to six months in jail
The Instagram-famous partner of an England footballer, who has not been named, claimed the illegal weapons were for her ‘protection’, a source told the Sun.
And she is said to have burst into tears when confronted by Border Force guards at London Biggin Hill Airport, Kent, after flying in from Europe on Sunday night.
The woman at first tried to sneak the items through security by insisting she had nothing to declare.
But she was collared by the officers who demanded she open her bag, revealing the stun gun and baton, which were seized.
A Premier League star’s girlfriend was caught smuggling a stun gun and cosh into the UK on a private flight at London Biggin Hill airport, it was claimed
Possessing a stun gun, which delivers a powerful electric shock to temporarily cripple the target, carries a hefty punishment of up to six months in jail and a maximum £5,000 fine
‘It seems she very naively thought it would be OK to bring the stun gun into the UK to give her protection,’ the source said.
‘She clearly had no idea possession of weapons like this is taken very seriously.’
Possessing a stun gun, which delivers a powerful electric shock to temporarily cripple the target, carries a hefty punishment of up to six months in jail and a maximum £5,000 fine. Carrying a baton is also illegal.
It is unclear if the girlfriend has been prosecuted, and the Home Office refuses to comment on individual cases.
The England ace’s partner apparently brought the weapons as a defence in case she was targeted by criminals – following several high-profile raids on footballers recently.
Only last week, Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli was held at knifepoint by two masked men during a raid on his £2million north London home.