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Gun Policy News, 12 September 2011

Trinidad y Tobago

12 September 2011

Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday

Nine more guns including a high-powered AK 47 assault rifle, have been recovered by the police within the past three days in various exercises in North, Central and West Trinidad from Friday to yesterday. This brings to 88 the number of guns seized since the start of the State of Emergency (SOE) on August 22. A nitrogen cannister believed to be used in the manufacturing of silencers for firearms was also recovered and seized. A silencer is a component of a firearm used... (GunPolicy.org)

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Swazilandia

12 September 2011

Swazi Observer (Swaziland)

A fight between two brothers over stolen dagga almost proved fatal after one shot the other with a 12- bore shotgun gun, injuring him on his back and arm. Both brothers were allegedly armed when the fight ensued on Monday afternoon at Nyonyane, where families moved to open way for the construction of the Maguga Dam were relocated to. The other, is alleged to have been armed with a pistol and the battle was thereafter decided by who had the quickest hand and the... (GunPolicy.org)

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Nepal,India

12 September 2011

República (Kathmandu)

NEPALGUNJ - Banke police have launched a crackdown on smuggling of weapons into Nepal from India. A day after seizing two revolvers and two home-made pistols, Banke police on Friday seized two more home-made pistols. Police have seized 12 weapons of various types in the last two months alone. "As Dashain festival approaches, criminals are smuggling small arms from India to extort businessmen," said SP Dinesh Amatya of Banke police. "Therefore, we have launched a... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suiza

12 September 2011

Local (Switzerland)

More than a quarter of Swiss households have access to a gun, according to a study carried out by the Institute of Criminology at the University of Zurich. In a victim study carried out on behalf of the conference of cantonal police chiefs, Martin Killias at the Institute of Criminology found that around 27 percent of Swiss homes have access to a firearm. Furthermore, the number of gun licences has increased sharply in many cantons since 2008, the SonntagsZeitung... (GunPolicy.org)

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Reino Unido

12 September 2011

London Daily News (UK)

A group of 37 gun traders and drug suppliers have been sentenced to a total in excess of 400 years imprisonment following a successful Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) sting operation. The men appeared at Wood Green Crown Court following an undercover initiative designed to target serious and organised crime in and around Enfield borough. The last sentencing took place on 9 September 2011. Codenamed Operation Peyzac, the initiative involved detectives launching a... (GunPolicy.org)

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