Kohima, Apr 8(ANI): The Central Government has revoked 352 arms licenses which were issued by the licensing authorities of various districts of Nagaland during the period August 24, 1987 to January 9, 2007, as the licences were without any authority of law.
An order to this effect has been published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary.
The complete order along with the licence numbers and issuing authorities is available on the website of the Ministry of Home Affairs i.e. www.mha.nic.in under "Circulars for Public".
Individuals, holding these licences which cease to be lawful need to deposit both the licences and the arms and ammunition corresponding to these licences by April 21 with officer in charge of the police station nearest to wherever they are residing at present.
Failure to deposit the arms and ammunition is liable to punishment with such imprisonment and fine as stipulated under section 25 of the Arms Act, 1959. (ANI)
Read More: Kohima