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A 1.9 million GBP legal shootout between one of the globe's most famous gun manufacturers Gaston Glock and his wife is being heard by judges in Klagenfurt, Austria. Glock, 82 - maker of one of the most used handguns in the world - divorced his wife Helga last year to wed 31-year-old Kathrin Tschikof. Now Helga, 71, is suing her former husband claiming that her 15 per cent stake in the company was wrongly transferred to Glock and his wife. She also claims that the couple's three grown up children have all got the bullet from the family firm since the marriage split and is seeking a further 70,000 GBP in damages. Today (thursday) judges excluded the press and public from a hearing by Judge Gernot Kanduth because "private family matters are being discussed." Glock is one of the largest firearms manufacturers in the world supplying Scotland Yard and two thirds of all law enforcement agencies in the USA and 46 other countries. The case continues.
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