Police to evaluate 30,000 arms licences in Amritsar district
Amritsar, November 15
Following the orders of the Punjab Authorities, the district administration in addition to the town police commissionerate has not solely banned the general public show of weapons, but additionally initiated the method of reviewing the arms licenses issued to this point.
As per info, over 30,000 arms licences have been issued by the district administration and the town police. A majority of them have been within the rural belt.
Each have gotten orders from the Punjab Authorities for reviewing the arms licences, it has been learnt.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Legislation and Order) Parminder Singh Bhandal mentioned following the state authorities orders, they’d began the method of reviewing the arms licences. He mentioned that it could be carried out in a time-bound method.
An official of the licensing department of metropolis police wishing to not be named mentioned over 12,000 arms licences have been issued within the metropolis commissionerate. The determine was pegged at over 22,000 within the rural areas.
Dealing with flak over the deteriorating legislation and order state of affairs within the border state, the Punjab Authorities has banned the general public show of firearms, together with on social media, and songs selling gun tradition. It additionally determined to tighten the norms for issuing the brand new ones and renewing the previous ones.
The federal government requested the district administrations to evaluate arms licences inside the subsequent three months.