The District Administration Office (DAO), Kathmandu has urged general people to compulsorily handover licensed arms (guns and pistols) registered in the individual’s name to it during the election period. The DAO has given the deadline until November 16 to submit such arms.
The Office has banned any individual except those getting authority to carry and wield any sorts of arms including gun and pistol, lathi and khukuri during the election. Likewise, possession and demonstration of explosive and chemical devices and toxic substances by any individual has been completely banned.
Also the illegal production of alcohol and alcoholic products and their sale have been completely prohibited during the elections, Chief district officer Kedarnath Sharma said in a press statement.
More, the Kathmandu DAO is on high alert in view of the upcoming elections scheduled to be held here in the second phase on December 7.