Bunting Welcomes Probe into Granting of Firearm Licenses

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Former Minister of National Security, Peter Bunting, is welcoming any investigation into the granting of licenses at the Firearm Licensing Authority, FLA, under his watch.

This, after Prime Minister Holness announced today that there’ll likely be a review of licenses issued to several people over successive administrations.

In welcoming a review, Mr. Bunting says he, at no point, acted inappropriately in the licensing process during his tenure.

“I have nothing to hide!” That’s the word from former National Security Minister, Peter Bunting, after Prime Minister Holness this afternoon announced a possible review of some gun licenses granted over the last few years.

Prime Minister Holness made the announcement this afternoon at a quarterly press briefing.

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Mr. Bunting is also responding to comments on social media suggesting he may have inappropriately granted licenses to people with adverse traces during his tenure.

He says those comments are an attempt at distraction.

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The call for a review follows a news story alleging that Minister Montague during his tenure acted improperly in granting a firearm license to an alleged scammer.

Mr. Bunting while welcoming a possible review says it must be carried out by an independent body.

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He says, in the meantime, possible attempts to destroy or otherwise alter information at the FLA that would be key in any investigation should be prevented.

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