Police announce gun amnesty deadline – Zhu Zhe

From China Daily:

Illegal firearms’ owners in could be jailed for up to two years if they do not turn their weapons in by July 15, Beijing Public Security Bureau has announced.

As part of a national crackdown on illegal guns launched last month, the bureau is urging the public to hand in firearms to police, including replica guns and airguns.

Those who hand over weapons to police before the deadline will not be punished. [Full Text]

July 5, 2006 5:00 PM
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