Thailand’s Interior Ministry considers tighter gun controls

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The Ministry of Interior is considering tighter gun controls, by requiring every gun license applicant to have a doctor’s certificate indicating that they are mentally fit and a certificate from their employer, village headman or superior about their character, in addition to the existing pre-qualifications, said Interior Minister Anupong Paochinda today (Monday).

His remark was in response to a question raised by Senator Amphon Jindawatthana during a Senate meeting today, regarding gun-related crime.

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