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31 May 2010

YLE (Finland)

Finnish police has cancelled around thousand gun licences. The cancellations mostly concern licence carriers with a history of violent crime or drug abuse. Nearly eight-hundred licence holders have been cautioned for reoccurring arrests over drunkenness. This is the first time police is cross-checking gun licenses with their criminal records. The police initiated a research on 5500 gun licences. Around 40000 gun owners are listed in Police's criminal records. The move... (

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