Police still trying to find the right guns

Unrealistic pistol specifications to blame, say suppliers, officers

Sunday, 9 July, 2006, 12:00am

Gun club offers a free pistol to new members

A gun club's offer of free pistols to new members has triggered warnings about firearms control standards.

A full-page advertisement for the China Gun Club, featuring a black pistol wrapped in red ribbon, appears in the latest Next Magazine.

10 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Loaded pistols found in toilet

Two loaded semi-automatic pistols were found hidden in a false ceiling inside the lavatory of a private club in Tsim Sha Tsui East yesterday.

Police were called to the Tung Cheuk Association in Tower A of New Mandarin Plaza, Science Museum Road, after a plumber found the guns wrapped in a white plastic bag on top of an air-conditioner.

13 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

'Suicidal' man surrenders after firing shots into walls

A MAN allegedly trying to pluck up the courage to kill himself yesterday fired seven shots into the walls and floor of a Tai Po housing estate.

He surrendered when neighbours called police.

2 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Armed visitor

A CHINESE illegal immigrant carrying three handguns and a knife was caught sneaking into the territory in Yuen Long yesterday. The two Colt pistols and one .38 revolver were empty and no ammunition was found on the 20-year-old man.

31 Jul 1993 - 12:00am