Rangers give nine-day to surrender illegal weapons in Karachi

KARACHI, Apr 21 (INP): Director General Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) Maj. Gen. Bilal Akbar on Tuesday gave nine-day deadline to Karachiites for surrendering illegal weapons and fake arms licenses.

According to reports, the top Rangers official under fresh directives set April 30 as the deadline to deposit illegal weapons to the authorities.

Maj. Gen. Akbar said weapons having fake licenses are being used in most incidents of target killings and other crimes.

He said that there have been instances when some arms dealers issued fake licenses, adding anyone found in possession of fake arms license could face up to 14 years in prison.