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Madagascar: combat trousers and uniforms now prohibited




Madagascar: combat trousers and uniforms now prohibited
The Staff combined with the armed forces, the police and the Gendarmerie from the Boeny region in western Madagascar, decided to apply from 1 March, the prohibition of wearing military uniforms (uniform mesh) for civilians in the city of Majunga well as military leave or permission.
 
A strong measure to deal with the upsurge of insecurity in the country as a whole and the use of military uniforms in the banditry to commit perpetrated crimes most often with violence.
 
The offenders will now face a sentence of up to five months imprisonment and a fine to a maximum of 9 million ariarys (3040 euros).
 
The sale of military uniforms is also strictly prohibited throughout the territory of Madagascar.



Antso Rajaona


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