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Police Destroy Illegal Arms

Citizen (Dar es Salaam)

9 August 2010

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The Police Force in Mwanza Region has destroyed 1500 illegal small arms confiscated during raids on criminals.

The destruction of the arms over the weekend was sponsored by the Regional Centre on Small Arms and Light Weapons (RECSA) in collaboration with the Japanese government…

On his part, Mwanza regional police commander Simon Sirro said that to date Tanzania had destroyed a total of 14,525 small arms since 2003.

He noted that on July 27 this year, RECSA facilitated the destruction of additional small arms and light weapons and other materials in Morogoro.

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