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Amnesty Reduces South Africa's 'Pool of Illegal Guns'
11 January 2010
Pretoria — The dispossession of illegal and unwanted legal firearms during the new firearms amnesty period will significantly help in the fight against crime, says Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa. Addressing reporters on Monday on the firearms amnesty period which kicked off today and will end on 11 April, Mthethwa said the reduction of the number of firearms in circulation was an important part of the police's strategy to combat violent crime. "What prompted us to... (GunPolicy.org)