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Tough laws to stop gun crime

13 May 2013, 09:17

Nairobi - Daily Nation reports people found illegally possessing guns will be jailed for 20 years while those supplying firearms in areas of conflict could be jailed for life. 

These are some of the tough new laws proposed to deal with rising gun crimes in the country.

The amendments in a Bill that also seeks to remove the function of issuing firearms to civilian from the police department to a board whose members will be drawn from the Kenya Defence Forces, Kenya Police Service, National Intelligence Service, Kenya Ordinance Factory, and the National Focal Point.

- For more visit Daily Nation


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