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Firearms sentencing guidelines under review in consultation paper

Sentences for criminals who smuggle or make firearms could be toughened.

A high proportion of shootings involve reactivated weapons according to the National Crime Agency

A high proportion of shootings involve reactivated weapons according to the National Crime Agency

Date - 9th October 2019
By - Chris Smith
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The Sentencing Council has issued draft guidelines for the courts dealing with cases of possession, manufacturing or transferring of firearms. In the year to March 2018 last year there were 9,419 offences involving firearms in England and Wales,...
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