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.