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Philippines

19 February 2007

Philippine Star / ABS-CBN

Interior and Local Government Secretary Ronaldo Puno has ordered the strict implementation of the gun ban during the election period, following a report from the Philippine National Police (PNP) that it has seized a total of 493 firearms nationwide. Puno also directed PNP chief Director General Oscar Calderon to maintain checkpoints and continue conducting surprise inspections to ensure that the prohibition by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) on the unauthorized... (GunPolicy.org)

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