Unlicensed Weapons - Issues
Witht his post we would like to seek your inputs on the unlicensed gun industry. Please share issues related to the same and root causes of this issues for us to collectively understand it.
Once we understand it, we will have a seperate discussion on solutions that need to be implemented to address this menace. more
The second and most important is the use of sharp edged traditional weapons - swords, knives , coconut openers, harvest sickles, other varieties like daggers .
The restrictions is not applicable for sikhs who have a symbolic ‘ Kripan ‘ of a small size less than 6”.
But most of fatal attacks are by usage of non gunepweapons which do have restrictions of length but none adheres to the length and even possession.
Check must be vigorous on all sharp weapons in the market .Traditional weapon carrying even ,for religious purpose must be banned.
It is time that concentration on unlicensed guns branded, local and crudebombs making must be increased .
In AP ,Punjab,UP, Bihar and all border states are to be fished for once in a big way .
Cancel licence for people who do not require but keep it for prestige, ancestry inheritance, royalty and they must cancel and seize them as a rule .
Next restrict licensing by DCs .
Lastly why only election time seizures,doit all round the year.
Hunting weapons can not flourish in non forest areas as they are misused after possession in the name of hunting.
Religious sensitive areas must be made ‘gun free’permanently. more
Like this there are Industries indulged in this practice . SMUGGLERS ALSO I THINK DUMPING IN.
Smugglers of Forest Produces , Natural Land Treasure ALSO HAVE NEXUS being backed by some ill-full Politicians. more
1) Criminals can be prevented from being born or nurtured with job creation. Skill India, start up india etc etc can be encouraged.
2) Accept it or not, the seeking of Arms licences is from the rich and famous only. Also used as a status symbol, rather than a real threat... So the more we develop, the more licences we need to dole out.... in a few decades, if we do well.... we can become USA... arms available freely... do we need to be that?
3) It is a hell of a job to prove your innocence or the use of the licensed arm for self protection.... God forbid there are casualties.
No gun policy should be adopted. more