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Gun Policy News, 26 November 2013

Japón

26 November 2013

Japan Today

FUKUOKA — Police have arrested the father of a student after the boy brought a handgun to school in Shime, Fukuoka Prefecture. According to police, the boy's father, Takaki Wakisaka, a 41-year-old restaurant manager, was questioned about firing several live-ammunition shots from a revolver in a storehouse near his home in the middle of September this year, Fuji TV reported. After bringing the same gun to school on Nov 20, his son had the firearm confiscated by a... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos,Samoa Americana

26 November 2013

Samoa News

"In order for our Police Department to be recognized and be qualified as a fully fledged police department there's a need for the police officers to be armed — because right now our motto is 'To serve and protect'. We can serve but we cannot protect," said Commissioner of Public Safety William Bill Haleck. Last Saturday the Commissioner picked up 24 Glock-17s, which are 9-millimeter handguns which were purchased through the Criminal Justice Planning Agency, with the... (GunPolicy.org)

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Kenia

26 November 2013

Sabahi (Washington DC)

NAIROBI — Embarrassed by a slew of recent high-profile crimes involving Kenyan security forces, the government is mulling ways to better monitor current and former members of the police and military to combat this growing and alarming trend. "The police will not allow these waves of crime to continue," Nairobi County Police Chief Benson Kibue told Sabahi. "We will continue to fight against organised crime by ex-policemen and military officers without fear or favour,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Filipinas

26 November 2013

Philippine Daily Inquirer / Cebu Daily News

Erring gun owners and holders of unlicensed firearms, beware. The Philippine National Police (PNP) signed on Monday, the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of a new measure, which imposes stiffer penalties for illegal possession of firearms. PNP Director General Alan Purisima approved the IRR of Republic Act 10591, or the Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition and Providing Penalties for Violations. "This is not just to standardize the regulation of... (GunPolicy.org)

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Malasia

26 November 2013

New Straits Times (Malaysia)

KUALA LUMPUR - All imitation firearms, including those used for sports activities and without licences, must be surrendered to police within a month. Federal police Logistics Department director Datuk Zulkifli Abdullah said all imitation firearms, which resembled genuine ones, must be turned in. He said the public was given until Dec 25 to do so at any district police headquarters. Following their surrender, he said owners could apply for a "use and carry" licence... (GunPolicy.org)

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Sudáfrica

26 November 2013

Eyewitness News (South Africa)

CAPE TOWN - The Police Ministry says the country's legal gun owners are responsible citizens despite several incidents of gun deaths. Recently Women, Children and Disabled Persons Minister Lulu Xingwana called for stricter enforcement of gun control laws. Xingwana went on to say Reeva Steenkamp would still be alive if Oscar Pistorius didn't own a gun. Pistorius will return to court in 2014 after killing Steenkamp in February. Police Ministry spokesperson Zweli Mnisi... (GunPolicy.org)

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