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South Africa

5 June 2009

Institute for Security Studies (Tshwane)

Statistics in the South African Police Service (SAPS) 2007-2008 annual report indicate that the numbers of illegally used firearms that have been reported lost or stolen have decreased compared to the previous financial year. This has perpetuated a trend that started in 1999. The annual report further indicated that there has been an increase in the number of recovered firearms in the 2007/08 financial year. Both positive developments can be linked to the establishment... (

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