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Sri Lanka

20 January 2002

Times of India

COLOMBO — A two-week amnesty granted by the Sri Lankan government to hand over illegal arms has been a failure and police are now preparing to crack down on politicians and criminals in possessions of weapons. According to police sources only a few unusable shot guns had been returned during the two weeks. They are utterly useless for anyone, leaving aside even those who possess them, Senior Deputy Inspector of Police, H N Kotakadeniya was quoted in the state-owned... (GunPolicy.org)

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