Licence holders in Doda district told to deposit arms | KNO

Licence holders in Doda district told to deposit arms | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Doda, November 05 (KNO) : In view of the upcoming Panchayat elections in the District , the District Magistrate Doda has imposed a ban on carrying weapon in the district and ordered all license holders to deposit their weapon in concerned police stations till 12.11.2018 .Reports reaching KNO that the Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Magistrate, Doda, Anshul Garg has issued orders in this regard under Section 144, CRPC. The DC also directed all persons possessing license of gun to deposit their weapons with their respective area police stations within days . “In case of non-adherence of the orders, action will be taken against violators,” he said.The order would not be applicable to security guards working with banks .(KNO)