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Lesotho. 2010 ‘Tracing.’ National Report of Lesotho on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Section 3.3, p. 5. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Lesotho to the United Nations. 2 February
Lesotho has in place a deliberate policy to trace the origin of all confiscated firearms before they can be destroyed. They are subjected to the process of etching.
This exercise is always done with the assistance of the Government of the Republic of South Africa through the South African Police Service.
To this end Lesotho Police need to train experts in the actual tracing, etching and destruction of illegal.
[SALW = small arms and light weapons]