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Gun Policy News, 6 February 2012


6 February 2012

Saanich News (Canada)

Semi-automatic rifles, shotguns, pistols – 159 firearms in total – were seized from the home of a man who worked as a manager at Island Outfitters. Saanich police were contacted Thursday (Feb. 2) after more than $250,000 worth of merchandise, including the guns, 400 boxes of ammunition and a crossbow, as well as hunting and fishing equipment, went missing from the store's inventory. A 40-year-old Saanich resident, a manager in charge of inventory and ordering, was... (

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6 February 2012

Kathmandu Post (Nepal)

Several loopholes in tracking the misuse of personal weapons suggest the government has failed to systematise the licencing of arms and ammunition and their monitoring. Though the number of licensed guns has increased remarkably of late, two responsible authorities—District Administration Offices (DAO) and the Ministry of Home of Affairs—are unaware of the status of thousands of weapons legally owned by individuals. Once a person receives the licence, the... (

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