SAPS questioned on shambles at Central Firearms Registry offices

Mountains upon mountains of documents spilling into the corridors. That’s the sight that greeted the Portfolio Committee on Police when it paid an oversight visit to the Central Firearms Registry. eNCA’s Barry Bateman reports. Courtesy #DStv403

PRETORIA - In a shambles: That's the police’s Central Firearms Registry (CFR) offices and filing system.

There are now calls for the head of the CFR to explain to Parliament why.

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This follows an oversight visit by the Portfolio Committee on Police to the CFR over the weekend.

Police Minister Bheki Cele earlier in the week revealed there's a backlog of about 120,000 firearm applications.

* eNCA’s Barry Bateman reports.


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