Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
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
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]
26) Interview with Detective Superintendent, Mr. Tlogelang, Officer in Charge Central Arms Registery, Gaborone, 10 July 2003.