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Gun Policy News, 6 January 2012


6 January 2012

Hindustan Times (Delhi)

From being the birthplace of 12th century poet Amir Khusro to a district where the high crime rate makes virtually anyone worth his salt keep firearms, the descent of Etah into disrepute makes it a symbol of much that's wrong with UP's wild west. Its residents know this ground reality all too well. That is why the question - what is Etah famous for? - gets seven out of 10 people here to reply 'crime', albeit after a little prodding. One does not have to go far to see... (

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6 January 2012

Daily Nation (Nairobi)

When applying for a firearms certificate, one is required to have a valid certificate of good conduct and a photocopy of their Kenyan Identity Card. Aliens will have to produce passports, work permits and any other supporting documents. The originals of the above documents are submitted to the local police boss, who will complete a questionnaire and make his recommendations and thereafter forward to his OCPD. A safe inspection report, which is filled after the... (

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