Bill targeting trafficking in guns passed

-stiff fines for firearms offences

Persons found guilty of firearm-related crimes will be liable to pay up to $5 million in fines and/or subjected to as much as ten years imprisonment under the newly passed Firearms (Amendment) Bill which also takes aim at trafficking in guns and ammunition.

The Bill, which was initially brought by Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee last year, was passed unanimously, as members of all three political parties – the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C), the Alliance for Change (AFC), and A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) – welcomed the projected  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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