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Papua New Guinea

27 January 2005


PORT MORESBY — An Australian man has been jailed for almost a year in Papua New Guinea for smuggling a high-powered weapon with live ammunition into the country in exchange for drugs. A Magistrates Court has sentenced 36-year-old Brian Winston Smith to 11 months imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to charges of gun smuggling and drug trafficking. But some of his sentence will be served concurrently. Papua New Guinea's southern divisional police commander, John... (

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