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Japan

13 April 2002

Kyodo News

NAGOYA — Three Aichi Prefectural Police officers fabricated the confiscation of a handgun last July in an attempt to make it appear that the firearm, which had actually been seized in Osaka, was found in Aichi Prefecture, it was learned Friday. According to prefectural police officials, they include a 54-year-old assistant inspector and 52-year-old sergeant. The three have admitted to the allegations, saying they wanted to improve handgun confiscation figures for... (GunPolicy.org)

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