Over 1,074 weapons recovered from around the country


The Police over the last year has managed to recover 1,074 illegal weapons around the country.

Special operations conducted from August 2016 to August 2017 yielded these weapons, it was part of a Police programme to suppress organized crime in the country.

In 2016, along with 637 illegal weapons, the police confiscated 3001 ammunition and this year up to 2017 August, they have taken into custody 547 ammunition.

The most common illegal weapon confiscated by the Police, according to Police statistics was the tap gun.

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