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Papua New Guinea

4 November 2009

ABC Radio Australia (Shortwave)

Papua New Guinea's Police Commissioner, Gari Baki, says he authorised the importation of illegal firearms seized by Customs officials at Jacksons international airport, Port Moresby, last month. PNG customs officials seized four high-powered assault rifles and a nine millimetre semi-automatic pistol from a passenger on an Air Niugini flight from the Philippines. The passenger claimed he was working for an arms dealer. But PNG Customs officials maintain the... (

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