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15 More Unlicensed Firearms Surrendered To The Police

15 More Unlicensed Firearms Surrendered To The Police

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) says fifteen (15) more unlicensed firearms have been surrendered by the 16th of August 2022 under the operation “Firearms Amnesty”.

On 15 August police said eight-five (85) firearms had been handed in since President Emmerson Mnangagwa granted a presidential amnesty on voluntary surrender of firearms and ammunition on 8 August this year.

In a Twitter post on Wednesday evening, police said the cumulative number of surrendered firearms now stands at 105.

On 8 August 2022, Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) national spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi announced the presidential amnesty on the voluntary surrender of firearms and ammunition. He said:

… the Zimbabwe Republic Police advises the public that in line with Article 12 of SADC Protocol on the control of firearms, ammunition and related materials, the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, His Excellency Dr Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has granted an amnesty to all members of the public who are in possession of firearms and ammunition falling under the categories listed above to voluntarily surrender them to the Zimbabwe Republic Police from 8th August to 30th September 2022.

The firearms should be surrendered to any nearest Police station with the volunteer being given an official safe custody receipt to confirm that the weapon has indeed been taken over by the Police officer at the local Police station.

No criminal charges will be preferred to members of the public during this period as long as one complies with the provisions of the Presidential Amnesty.

The amnesty also covers anyone who is in possession of any weapon which was smuggled or illegally brought into the country.

The Zimbabwe Republic Police takes this opportunity to inform the public that physical checks and verifications will be conducted on all residential and business premises where illegal firearms are suspected to be.

In the same vein, all licensed firearm owners are implored to visit local Police stations and update their records in compliance with the Firearms Act Chapter 10:09.

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11 Comments

i 1 month ago

mashaya zvekutamba nazvo here


tongwai 1 month ago

mamwe 5 abvepi??matotanga


g 1 month ago

maths idzo bho here 85+15=105 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣


Bravoe__~98 1 month ago

Cummulative , meaning all the guns including those that were handed in before the amnesty

Gwedu 1 month ago

asi ne rekeni dziri pa list here, I know kuti vari kuuya. vari kukupai mapfumo nemiseve


Gweja 1 month ago

Ko mabhembha hwfr touya nawo here


,. 1 month ago

E..D.. should also surrender "Chinhu chDaddy", which had been damaging the girl child.


tawanda 1 month ago

ende vanhu varikumhanya kunodzorera


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XXX 1 month ago

Cumulative is just including guns that were handed to police when this operation or amnesty begin, usanyepere vanhu. Aiuya kuzosurrender before operation ndiyani . Verification and surrendering are 2 different words.


ballistics expert 1 month ago

ok ok suppose a surrendered gun is linked to unsolved armed robberies unongoti handisi I ndakainhongawo hangu iine magazine saka boe


in kudzosera hazviite ndeya sekuru rabbi 1 month ago

ini handidzoreri ndakapiwa na sekuru vakarwa nayo pa world war 2



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