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Firearms alert

BARRY ALLEYNE, [email protected]

Firearms alert

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GOVERNMENT HAS GONE after the guns, and the gunmen.

Under pressure from a society collectively frozen in fear for most of the year, the Mia Mottley administration yesterday made a move to battle the scourge of illegal gun activity, with changes to the Bail Act, as well as introducing the first gun amnesty in 21 years.

But those changes have not all gone down well with some players in the country’s political and criminal justice systems.

Attorney General, Dale Marshall, in introducing the amendments in the House of Assembly, said Government had to protect a society under siege by gun-toting thugs.(BA)

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