Ondjiva — At least 1,589 firearms of assorted calibers were freely surrendered to the National Police in Ondjiva, southern Cunene province, under the second phase of the National Campaign of Disarming of People in illegal Possession of Firearms.
The information was released to Angop by the coordinator of the sub-technical commission for disarming, Domingos Francisco Adão.
The officer said that the weapons were surrendered at police stations in the districts of Namacunde, Kwanhama,Cuvelai, Curoca, Ombandja and Kahama.
According to Domingos Adão, the compliance of the citizens results from the intense work carried out by the police staff and actors of the society.
He also appealed to the citizens who still own firearms illegally to freely hand them over to police stations for an environment of peace and tranquility in the country.