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Molomo, Mpho G., Bertha Osei-Hwedie, David Sebudubudu, Ian Taylor and Shelly Whitman. 2004 ‘Civilian Gun Ownership - The Arms Registry.’ Hide and Seek: Taking Account of Small Arms in Southern Africa, p. 28. Pretoria: Institute for Security Studies. 1 October

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The Arms Registry uses a manual system for recording the information. This system causes problems for the police because they have no reliable way to verify whether an individual applying for a licence already possesses the maximum number of firearms permitted.(26)

The Registry does not record the number of weapons owned by the Police Service or the BDF…(27)

[BDF = Botswana Defence Force]

Sources:

26) Interview with Detective Superintendent, Mr. Tlogelang, Officer in Charge Central Arms Registery, Gaborone, 10 July 2003.

27) Ibid.

ID: Q8814

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