“Deposit Your Licensed Guns”, Manipur Govt| Read to Know Why

Guns in Manipur

Imphal, 30 Oct (TP): The Home Department, Government of Manipur has lately issued order to all district Magistrates to initiate collection of all licensed guns to be deposited at the respective police stations. All citizens who own any licensed guns are strictly directed to deposit the arms at the earliest day possible.

The reason for this sudden order issued by the Home Department is cited as “in the interest of maintaining law and order in the context of the forthcoming State Legislative Assembly general election 2022.” In case of failure of submission of fire arms to the Police Station, the licensee is liable to be punished for violation of State government instruction under the relevant provision Arms Act 1959 (also read as Arms Rule 2016), says the Home Department.

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