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Cambodian Capital Cracks Down on Illegal Weapons


12 October 1998

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Facing a recent surge in crime, Phnom Penh municipality decided to take tough measures to crack down on illegal weapons, according to an announcement from the municipality here Monday.

Beginning November 1, local officials and police are to go door to door to ask residents if they have any illegal weapons and explosives. Those who have the weapons, including state institutions, factories, businesses, and people's residences, must have gun licenses, the statement said…

He expected the plan to reduce the number of illegal weapons and explosives in the city by 70 percent. From now until November 1, the municipality will offer cash rewards for anyone who turns in weapons or explosives to commune or district authorities.

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