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South Africa

22 September 2004

South African Press Assocation (SAPA)

PRETORIA — Eight police members lost their official firearms in bathrooms in the past financial year and another lost his while under the influence of alcohol, according to the police's annual report released this week. An auditor-general report attached to the document expresses concern about "serious internal control weaknesses" regarding the safekeeping of police firearms. A total of 935 firearms valued at more than R2 million were lost by or stolen from police... (

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