Taxi driver caught on his way to kill British PM

A CACHE of weapons including a 950,000 volt stun gun was discovered in the car of a taxi driver who said he was on his was to kill British Prime Minister David Cameron.

A court was told at the weekend police also found hammers, kitchen knives, a machete, an unsheathed Samurai sword and masking tape in the man's car.

Irfaq Naz, 34, was stopped after he was seen driving down the wrong way of a London street.

Officers also found the Downing Street postcode and names of other political figures during a search of his home.

Naz has been detained under the Mental Health Act

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