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Pakistan Punjab

Punjab promulgates Arms Ordinance 2015 to purge province of illegal arms

LAHORE: Arms Ordinance 2015 has been promulgated by the Punjab government on Wednesday to get rid of illegal arms and terrorism.

Punjab Arms Ordinance 2015 banned bore weapons and explosive material and imposition of strict punishment against the possessors of prohibited or non-prohibited unlicensed bore weapons and explosive materials.

According to new ordinance, 4-7 years imprisonment and hefty fines will be pronounced to the culprits who found involved in holding illegal arms and terrorism cases.


Moreover, exhibition of arms fully banished across the province while necessary amendments were also made in Sect 13 in Punjab Weapons Ordinance 1965.

Some reports claimed that the violators would face 2-14 years imprisonment and fines in accordance to the newly approved arms ordinance.

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