Firearms

  • Two arms dealers arrested by Indore Crime Branch, weapons seized February 15, 2014

    The Indore Crime Branch on Friday arrested two persons allegedly involved in selling of illegal firearms. Asif Khan (35) and Yusuf Khan (30) were arrested from Azad Nagar and some illegal weapons were seized from them, Additional Superintendent of Police Devendra Patidar said. Police recovered five countrymade pistols and two live cartridges...
  • Honeymoon murder case: Shrien Dewani may be cleared, says report September 14, 2013

    London: Indian-origin businessman Shrien Dewani, accused of murdering his wife while on honeymoon in South Africa, could be cleared after fresh ballistic evidence and CCTV footage cast doubts over his involvement, a report said today. Police have accused Dewani of hiring a team of hit men to kill his new bride, Anni,...
  • South Africa: 6-year-old girl shoots friend dead while playing with grandfather's revolver August 27, 2013

    A six-year-old girl shot and killed her friend with her grandfather's revolver while playing at a private game reserve in South Africa. The incident occurred on Saturday afternoon when the victim, Sibongile Moima, was playing with her six-year-old friend at a private game reserve where her father, Piet Moima, is the...
  • US: Protesters to demand Walmart to stop selling guns January 15, 2013

    In the US, the push for stopping gun violence is coming to the front door of the nation's largest retailer with protesters planning to deliver a petition to Walmart, demanding it stop selling semiautomatic weapons. ...
  • Read: List of US politicians donating to gun group NRA December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Gun control laws in the United States have come under fire after the mass killing on Friday at a Connecticut school, putting renewed pressure on US President Barack Obama and other Democrats to address the easy availability of firearms. Just an hour after Obama tearfully said on national television...
  • Texas school district to let teachers carry guns August 17, 2008

    Houston: A Texas school district will let teachers bring guns to class this fall, the district's superintendent said on Friday, in what experts said appeared to be a first in the United States. The board of the small rural Harrold Independent School District unanimously approved the plan and parents have not...
  • SC fires at MP for his gun craze June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Controversial Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP from Siwan, Mohammad Shahabuddin, has no reason to be happy. The Supreme Court on Monday slammed Shahabuddin, who is seeking bail in a case related to the possession of arms and ammunition. News agency PTI quoted the decision of the SC which said the...