Christchurch terror attack – statement on accused’s firearms licence application

As stated by a Police spokesperson:

As part of our ongoing investigation into the Christchurch terror attack, we have made extensive enquiries into the process which saw the accused issued with a firearms licence.

In the interests of ensuring accuracy of information in the public domain, we can clarify the following:

Based on the information available to us at this time, we have found that correct process was followed by staff involved in the firearms licence application.

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