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Officer charged with buying 2 pistols for civilians:Pleads not guilty; alleged member of gang had 1 gun

A former Boston police officer pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he used his police identification card to illegally buy two Glock pistols for civilian acquaintances in 2014 and 2015. Authorities later seized one of the guns from a reputed gang member.

Adarbaad Karani, 37, of West Roxbury, entered his plea in US District Court in Boston and was released on bond, court records show. He resigned from the force in November.

His lawyer, J. W. Carney Jr., said in a statement that

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