Panaji: Dated: January 6, 2017 … The District Magistrate North Goa in a order issued constituted a committee to screen the cases of arm license holders who have not deposited their weapons in the police custody by due date and to examine all the requests of arm license holders for exempting them from deposing their weapons with the police. The Committee comprises of the District Magistrate and District Election Officer as a Chairman, the Superintendent of Police(North) as a Member and the Additional District Magistrate –I, North as a Member Secretary.
Earlier to this District Magistrate prohibited the carrying of all types of arms, fire arms, ammunition lethal weapons, in any public place, street, road squares, through fare, by lanes or in any open place in entire North Goa District. Till the election process is over. And all the arms license holders in the North Goa District were directed to deposit their fire arms at the nearest police stations of their respective jurisdiction and in no case after January 6, 2017.