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20 March 2006

Mumbai Mirror

PATNA — The Bihar government is offering handsome cash compensation to criminals for surrender of different kinds of firearms. Those surrendering rocket launchers, LMGs and rifles can get as much as Rs 25,000 while those offering AK-47, AK-56 and AK-47 assault rifles can get expect Rs 15,000. Surrendering .303 rifles, which is what most policemen carry, would get the owner just Rs 3,000. Same goes for pistols and revolvers. This is just one part of a surrender and... (

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