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Gun Policy News, 15 March 2010

Philippines

15 March 2010

Philippine Daily Inquirer

MANILA, Philippines — An incumbent mayor of Albay province was arrested at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 early Monday morning for violating the election gun ban, a police spokesman said. Malinao, Albay Mayor Avelino Ceriola was about to board Philippine Airlines flight PR 277 en route to Legaspi City at 6:30 a.m. when he was arrested by members of the Aviation Security Group, said Chief Superintendent Leonardo Espina. Ceriola's arrest brings to... (GunPolicy.org)

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Kenya

15 March 2010

Daily Nation (Nairobi)

NAIROBI — The training and supervision of Administration Police officers is being questioned following recent shootings involving officers from the force. Last week, a total of 10 people were killed by APs under unclear circumstances. Seven taxi drivers were shot dead in Nairobi, a soldier was shot by another AP officer in Kericho and two men responding to a neighbour's distress call were killed in Gatundu. Security experts blame the cases on the fact that APs do... (GunPolicy.org)

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Inde

15 March 2010

Sangai Express

IMPHAL,India - Following the incident of injuring Advocate General N Koteshwar when Works Minister K Ranjit Singh 'accidentally' opened fire from the licensed gun of TD Minister DD Thaisii, the State Home Department has sought detailed report on all the licensed gun owners in every districts. It is said that most of the licensed gun owners do not know the purpose of keeping the firearms. Accordingly to a highly placed source, the Home Department has sought details of... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canada

15 March 2010

Edmonton Sun (Alberta)

Police Chief Mike Boyd is commending Const. Angela Tumac for her concern for other families affected by Friday's car dealership shooting as she herself copes with the slaying of her husband. "You can just imagine how difficult this is for her and her family. I had an opportunity to speak with her (Sunday), and I give her so much praise," Boyd said Monday. "She had so much concern for other people who had been victimized, but she herself and her own family are going... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

15 March 2010

Washington Post

One of the handguns that John Patrick Bedell used to shoot two Pentagon police officers this month was seized five years ago by a Tennessee police department that later traded the weapon to a licensed gun distributor in Georgia, law enforcement sources said Sunday. The Sturm, Ruger & Co. 9mm gun ended up with Bedell, 36, not long before he opened fire at the Pentagon's Metro entrance March 4, officials said. Law enforcement officials aren't sure how Bedell got the... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

15 March 2010

San Francisco Chronicle

Sure, open-carry advocates, you can flash guns in public all you want. Just don't be drunk when you do it. A 29-year-old man who is well-known to the local cops for his imbibing found that out the hard way in San Bruno. Christian George Gonzalez was allegedly plastered when he ambled up to two uniformed San Bruno police officers just after midnight Feb. 12 at a 7-Eleven parking lot, said Steve Wagstaffe, San Mateo County's chief deputy district attorney. He... (GunPolicy.org)

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