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More Than 530 Firearms And 260 Rounds Of Ammunition Surrendered Under Presidential Amnesty

More Than 530 Firearms And 260 Rounds Of Ammunition Surrendered Under Presidential Amnesty

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has reported that more than 530 firearms and 260 rounds of ammunition were surrendered under the Presidential Amnesty on Voluntary Surrender of Firearms and compliance with police verification exercise. In a statement seen by Pindula News, ZRP national spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi reminded members of the public that the amnesty ends tomorrow, 30 September 2022. Reads the statement:

PRESIDENTIAL AMNESTY ON VOLUNTARY SURRENDER OF FIREARMS AND COMPLIANCE

2022 PRESIDENTIAL AMNESTY ON VOLUNTARY SURRENDER OF FIREARMS AND COMPLIANCE WITH POLICE VERIFICATION EXERCISE

The 2022 Presidential Firearms Amnesty on voluntary surrender of firearms and compliance with police verification exercise, which came into force on 8th August 2022 has seen 538 firearms and 260 rounds of ammunition being voluntarily surrendered to the Police as of 29th September 2022.

The Zimbabwe Republic Police, therefore, reminds the public that the amnesty is ending on 30th September 2022. Police applauds members of the public who took heed of the amnesty to voluntarily surrender firearms and comply with the Police verification exercise.

The Zimbabwe Republic Police urges those who are yet to surrender their firearms, to utilize the opportunity before criminal charges are preferred against anyone who will be found in possession of unlicensed firearms during the pending physical check exercise to be conducted by the Police on all residential and business premises where illegal firearms are suspected to be kept or hidden.

Meanwhile, the Zimbabwe Republic Police implores all licensed firearm owners to visit local Police stations and update their records in compliance with the Firearms Act Chapter 10:09.

(NYATHI. P) Assistant Commissioner

Senior Staff Officer (Press and Public Relations)

to the Commissioner General of Police

Police General Headquarters

Pindula News

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