At about 9 oclock on December 12, Zhao Kezhi entrusted Sun Lijun, the convenor of the joint inter-ministerial Conference on combating and punishing firearms and explosives and vice-minister of public security, to attend the main site activities of Wuhan. He announced that the centralized and unified destruction activities were officially launched, and with the Central Political and Legal Commission, the General Administration of Customs, the National Defense Science and Technology Bureau, the State Post Office and the Central Committee. Officials of the Military Commission, the Political and Legal Commission and other relevant departments jointly awarded awards to 10 active people who reported gun explosion crimes and to 10 advanced collectives and 22 advanced individuals who fought against and cured gun explosion crimes. They also visited the special action Exhibition on combating and curing gun explosion crimes. Zeng Xin, Vice Governor of Hubei Province and Director of Public Security Department, attended the event and delivered a speech.
Sun Lijun pointed out that since this year, all regions and relevant departments have cooperated closely, cooperated and linked up, performed their duties conscientiously and did solid work, and achieved remarkable results in cracking down on and curing gun explosion crimes. Up to now, 16,000 cases involving guns and explosions have been uncovered, 163 gangs have been destroyed, 117 nests have been destroyed and 17,000 suspects have been dealt with. After the crackdown and rectification, the total number of gun and explosion crimes in China dropped by 20% from January to July.
Sun Lijun emphasized that public security organs at all levels should earnestly study and implement the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinpings important speech at the national public security working conference, and actively cooperate with relevant departments to keep the gun-exploding offenders in line with the theme of never forgetting the first intention and remembering the mission and deepen the practical activities of practicing the new mission and loyally protecting Daqing. Zero Tolerance of Crime, adhere to the combination of special governance and source governance, comprehensive governance and law-based governance, adhere to the combination of domestic and overseas, online and offline, with more firm confidence, higher morale and more vigorous fighting spirit, strictly control gun and explosive articles, crack down on gun and explosive crimes, and strive to make the people feel safe. To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Peoples Republic of China, we should make more substantial, secure and sustainable efforts to safeguard the countrys political security and social stability. On the spot of centralized and unified destruction activities all over the country, public security organs, together with relevant departments, have adopted various methods, such as physical display, handing out leaflets, case interpretation and on-site explanation, to widely publicize the serious social harmfulness of illegal firearms and explosives to the masses, and fully demonstrate the effectiveness of cracking down on and punishing firearms and explosions and eliminating firearms. The explosion disaster is firmly determined, and education warns the masses to resist the illegal firearms and explosives, and to maximize the joint efforts of all sectors of society in preventing and combating firearms and explosions-related crimes.