97 arrested in Nakhon Si Thammarat for illegal possession of weapons

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Nakhon Si Thammarat police have arrested 97 people during their conduct of a large-scale suppression of illegal arms over the past 13 days. 

Nakhon Si Thammarat police said 90 firearms were seized in all, along with 997 bullets. One M67 grenade was also seized.

Police Colonel Sonthichai Awutthanukunthep indicated that some of the seized weapons were registered and some were not. Officials had test-fired all the weapons in order to collect their unique marking on bullets, to see whether any of the weapons have been used in crimes in Nakhon Si Thammarat and nearby provinces.