GIVE US MORE GUNS, how South Africa's gangs were armed

: Shaw (M.)

R 300.00
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256pp., illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2021


Mark Shaw on rampant corruption within the police force and in the gun-licensing system in South Africa.

Between 2007 and 2019 Colonel Christiaan Prinsloo, former head of the Gauteng firearm license division, sold thousands of guns that had been decommissioned by the South African Police Service to South Africa’s gang lords.

Mark Shaw is the author of Hitmen for Hire (2017) and Director of the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime.