Tuesday March 31, 2020

Over 1,100 firearms stolen since 2003

More than 1,100 firearms have been stolen in house burglaries and from gun dealers over the past four-and-a-half years, according to figures obtained by Fine Gael.

27th October, 2007

More than 1,100 firearms have been stolen in house burglaries and from gun dealers over the past four-and-a-half years, according to figures obtained by Fine Gael.

In many cases, the weapons - mainly shotguns and rifles - are believed to have been stolen to order by criminals who may have been familiar with people’s membership of gun clubs or their involvement in shooting activities. The remaining robberies are believed to have been opportunistic.

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