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30 June 2009

Daily Nation (Nairobi)

More than 10,000 firearms are in the hands of criminals in Kenya today, posing a big threat to security, a government body revealed on Tuesday. The National Focal Point on Small Arms has thus drafted a memo to the cabinet seeking to introduce harsh penalties on people convicted of gun crime. Initial proposals pushed for the death sentence but have since been scaled down to the life sentence, head of the unit David Kimaiyo said. Human rights group have prevailed upon... (

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