‘Serious steps’ to stem gun flow


Measures have already been implemented to deal with the smuggling of firearms into Barbados and gun crimes in general.

This was revealed yesterday by Attorney General Dale Marshall as he reacted to the recent shootings which resulted in the deaths of four men between Saturday and Wednesday.

“We are taking serious steps to eliminate the entry of illegal firearms into the island,” Marshall told THE NATION.

“We are taking steps to round up those illegal firearms that have reached our streets, and to round up the people who wield them, and those in the drug trade who fuel the demand for the weapons,” he said, while pointing out that he could not share the details of police operations and strategies. (MB)

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