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19 March 2012

Tribune (Pakistan)

KARACHI - Every gun leaves a unique mark on the bullets it fires. This is true for every firearm in the world. This fact makes it all the more baffling that there is no centralised database that contains the ballistic signatures – the term for these unique marks – in Pakistan. Despite repeated calls made by senior police officers for such an integrated system, the requests have fallen on deaf ears. Take the example of Sindh, in particular Karachi. Despite the fact... (

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