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Antigua & Barbuda

10 August 2008

Antigua Sun

Government will be seeking to increase the penalties for offenders who make use of guns, knives and other dangerous weapons to carry out their crimes. Justice Minister Collin Derrick during a press conference on Friday said in addition to new legislation, the government is seeking to amend the Firearms Act. Sentences will be available to judges from the death penalty to a minimum sentence of 25 years in prison for people found guilty of serious offences involving... (

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