LoC Villagers In Pakistan Issued Free Arm Licenses

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SrinagarPakistan Administered Kashmir (PaK) government has directed all the deputy commissioners and assistant commissioners to issue free arm licenses and renew earlier ones without fee to the members of village defence committees in the five kilometer radius of Line of control (LoC), Lahore based The Nation reported.

According to a notification, the directives have been issue in the wake of prevailing situation at LoC, so that the people could defend themselves in the war-like circumstances created by cross-LoC firing and shelling by Indian army.

All the district magistrates had been directed to recommend the names of members of village defence committees for issuance of licences of non-prohibited arms in their favour for their self-protection, the notification added.

The Nation

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