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South Africa

23 January 2005

Independent (South Africa)

A serious glitch in the firearm amnesty process this week sparked a national and provincial investigation into the readiness of the police to deal with firearms handed in as part of the current campaign. The alert was prompted by the actions of English teacher Louis Podbielski, who took two firearms to the Westville Police Station last Sunday night and was told by the police on duty that they had neither the correct forms to process the handing over of arms, nor enough... (

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