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One of the officials cited above, privy to discussions on the proposed changes, said on condition of anonymity that the quantum of punishment for most offences has been doubled in the proposed Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019.(HT image)

Firearm laws may get more stringent

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 01:52 AM IST
The ministry has also proposed a new section, 25 (6), with a minimum punishment of 10 years in prison and maximum punishment of life imprisonment till death for using prohibited fire arms or ammunition by members of organised crime syndicate.
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