How many legal guns in Phuket?

There has been a lot of talk about a gun amnesty recently. I would like to know, when did registration of firearms become mandatory, and how many guns are registered in each of Phuket’s three districts?

  • Asked on Monday, January 12, 2004 | 11:56 AM
    Perry Hallmark, Patong.

Since mandatory registration of firearms began in 1947, 14,066 guns have been registered in the province: 2,762 in Thalang; 1,804 in Kathu and 9,500 in Muang district.

  • Answered on Monday, January 12, 2004 | 11:56 AM
    Supoj Chanakij, Chief, Phuket Provincial Administrative Secretariat’s Justice Enforcement Group.
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