Simon Corbell has announced that at the midpoint of his firearm amnesty 66 guns have been surrendered including 9 prohibited weapons:
- “I am very encouraged to see Canberrans getting involved in the amnesty and continuing to make our community a safe place to live,” said Mr Corbell.
“Often these firearms are not obtained for illegal purposes, but are simply discovered in old homes or properties.
“66 firearms in a small jurisdiction like the ACT is a positive half way result,” he said.
Some of the prohibited firearms that have been surrendered include:
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— A Gevarm AR7 rifle;
— M1 Carbine semi automatic rifle;
— Pistol Fabrique Nationale Baby Browning;
— Semi automatic Single Barrel Shotgun Sportco 103.
The amnesty runs until 31 May.