19.06.2017

Weekly News Update

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Angola (08.06.17): The National Police are tightly controlling the firearms held by private security companies operating in the southwestern province of Huíla. The director of the Institutional Communication Office of the Provincial Interior Delegation, Manuel Halaiwa, declared that the measure aims to maintain public order, tranquillity and prevent weapons from falling into the wrong hands.

 

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India (09.06.17):  Internal Security Inspector, Gopalakrishna, filed complaints against two security agencies that are operating from the city illegally. The complaint has been registered against Surya Security Agency and A1 Security Agency as per section 20 of the Private Security Agencies Regulatory Act stating that individuals must get permission from the Additional Director General of Police before starting a security agency.

 

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Poland (09.06.17):  According to Polish authorities, Polish prosecutors have charged a Russian citizen of Chechen nationality with fighting illegally as a mercenary with the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria. The spokesman for Mariusz Kaminski, the Polish minister co-ordinating secret services asserted that the man has been charges with fighting alongside ISIS in Syria and also with illegal ownership of a weapon. 

 

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Ireland (10.06.17): The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) announced the implementation of a new Security Employment Regulation guaranteeing improved pay and condition for security officers employed in the private security industry in the country.  The Chairman of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) Guarding Division, Alan Durnan, declared that this regulation is a great result for both the employers and employees in the industry as improved terms and conditions are critical to attract and retain the calibre of personnel. 

 

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