Mar 03, 2019

Army's planned to visit Czech halted

A plan has been mooted to buy one thousand new weapons from the United States for the STF, according to internal sources from the police.

The weapons will procured by the Ministry of Defense with the view of busting drug trafficking and organized crime groups.

It is reported that 500 firearms of M16, 250 MP machine guns and 200 pistols are to be purchased.

Meanwhile, it was reported that the Army was preparing to buy old military tanks for the operations in Mali, the inspection of the tanks in the Czech Republic by the army officers has been halted.

It has also been reported following the exposure of tank scam, arms brokers are frequently visiting the Ministry of Defense.