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Philippines

30 April 2007

GMA News TV (Manila)

With less than 15 days before the May 14 mid-term election, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has arrested at least 1,969 violators of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) gun ban and seized a total of 2, 304 various weapons. In a statement on the Philippine National Police (PNP) website, PNP chief Oscar Calderon said they have also filed 707 cases against the offenders, with the other 770 cases still under investigation. "Our aggressive operations against... (GunPolicy.org)

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