Panaji : March 5, 2020 … District Magistrate, South Goa, has prohibited carrying of all type of Arms, firearms, ammunition lethal weapons, in any public place, street, road squares, through fare, by lanes, or in any open place in entire District of South Goa with immediate effect.
The arm license holders in South Goa District are directed to deposit their firearms at the nearest Police Station of their respective jurisdiction. All the firearms deposited will be returned to the license holder after five days from counting i.e. after the Election process is over.
Any person has a threat to his or her person/property, he/she should approach the Director General of Police, for providing necessary security by the Police, but under no circumstances will any person be allowed to carry his own personal licensed firearm/s or otherwise except with special permission or exemption granted by the District Magistrate.