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Home Secretary backs down on high-powered rifle ban

Firearms lead for counter-terror policing said the police service has no protection against such weapons.

Home Secretary Sajid Javid. Photo: PA Wire

Home Secretary Sajid Javid. Photo: PA Wire

Date - 26th November 2018
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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The government has backed away from a plan to outlaw high-powered military-grade rifles, against the advice of law enforcement officials. Home Secretary Sajid Javid had intended to ban high-energy rifles that exceed 13,600J of muzzle energy –...
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