Law enforcement documents expose among March 2019 and March 2020, a full of 29,000 gel blasters have been imported into the point out from abroad.
This was in spite of SA Police’s firearms branch classifying gel blasters as firearms, pursuing a December 2019 ballistics examination that confirmed the products utilised compressed air to fire pellets.
In June, SA Law enforcement acted by suspending all global imports, but it is still legal for folks to order the guns without a licence.
Since the import freeze, there have been at the very least 2295 gel blasters awaiting approval for importation.
Letters from senior officers sent to the government – acquired by Labor MP Lee Odenwalder – demonstrate there have been at the very least a hundred and fifty five gel-blaster related incidents due to the fact November 2018.
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