THE case against a man accused of selling replica firearms at AgQuip has been adjourned as prosecutors consider if it will eventually move to a higher court.
Jaincong Zheng was excused from appearing in Tamworth Local Court on Monday when the case was briefly mentioned.
Police prosecutors have referred the case to the DPP to prosecute, which could mean it is moved to the district court for a trial, or sentence if a plea is entered.
Oxley police seized what they say is 106 replica firearms, which they allege are prohibited items.
Police will allege the replicas - 45 pistols, 18 air pistols, 42 sub machine guns and one assault rifle - were being offered for sale. The officers seized all of them and more than $5000 cash.
Zheng is facing seven charges including carrying on the activities of a firearms dealer without being licensed; possessing unregistered pistols and prohibited guns; possessing ammunition; and dealing with the proceeds of crime.
He has not been required to enter pleas.
Magistrate Julie Soars adjourned the case for two weeks for prosecutors to decide if the case will be heard in the local or district court.
Zheng remains on conditional bail. As part of his bail, he must live in Sydney, post $2000 in surety, surrender his passport and report to police once a week.
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