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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • Minn. man, Galimah, convicted of exporting guns to Liberia

  • The U.S. Attorney's Office says Galimah traveled to his native country and sold the guns.
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  • A federal jury has convicted a Minnesota man of exporting guns to West Africa.
    Thirty-eight-year-old McHarding Galimah, of Coon Rapids, was convicted in federal court in Minneapolis Thursday of one count of smuggling guns to Liberia.
    The St. Paul Pioneer Press (http://bit.ly/12opcTR ) reports Galimah bought 12 guns from a licensed dealer in the U.S. and exported them to Liberia. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Galimah then traveled to his native country and sold the guns.
    A sentencing date has not been set.

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