License holders asked to change their automatic weapons till Jan 31.
Deputy commissioner Muhammad Saif
Anwar said on Thursday the Punjab government had ordered to
suspend all the licenses of automatic weapons of prohibited
bore and urged the people to either get their weapons changed
from arms certified dealers or manufacturers or deposit them
with the government against cash payment.
In a press release issued here, the DC said that people holding
licenses of automatic weapons of prohibited bore should replace
these weapons by non-automatic weapons from certified arms
dealers or manufacturers. Or, they can also deposit their
automatic weapons with the government against cash payment i.e
Rs 50,000 in case of automatic weapon of prohibited bore and
Rs 20,000 in case of automatic gun.
License holders of district Muzaffargarh can deliver their
automatic weapons to the office of deputy commissioner. The DC
said that all the licenses of automatic weapons of prohibited
bore would be cancelled after January 31, 2018.
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|Publication:||Daily the Pak Banker (Lahore, Pakistan)|
|Date:||Jan 18, 2018|
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