DC Kohima notifies on arms license
Dimapur, July 6 (EMN): Deputy Commissioner, Kohima, Rajesh Soundararajan, IAS, has notified that license for all arms category as prohibited arms/bore can be issued only by the Central Government that requires prior approval of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
He also informed that the issuance of special permit for prohibited arms/bore by the State Government has been discontinued with immediate effect, and all such permit issued till date will stand cancelled.
In view of cancellation of special permit, the holders of such permit under Kohima district have been directed to surrender their license along with the weapon to the nearest/respective police station within 30 (thirty) days from the date of issue of the notification.
The notification further directed the holders to apply for regular license from the Government, which shall be issued only with the approval of the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs.