Two Ilford teenage brothers are due in court today on gun and drug charges.

The 17-year-old and 16-year-old appeared in custody at Barkingside Youth Court yesterday, (Tuesday, March 17), charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life, possession of prohibited ammunition, possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, possession of criminal property, and possession of cannabis.

They were remanded in custody to reappear at the same court later today (Wednesday, March 18).

The pair were arrested on March 16 when officers from the Met’s Viper team – the Met response to firearm related crime – executed a search warrant at the defendants’ address as part of an ongoing investigation.

They were charged with with the above offences that same day.

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