Coimbatore: City Police Commissioner P. Sivanandi has asked the arms licence holders in Coimbatore city to apply for renewal of their arms licences immediately.
The validity of the licences will expire on December 31, 2009. Legal action would be taken against those who failed to get their licences renewed on time.
Those unable to get their licence renewed by December 31 were required to deposit their weapons with the nearest arms dealer or police station.
Such persons could apply for renewal of their licences.
Residents living within Coimbatore City Police limits who had renewed their licences owing to change of residence were required to immediately report the same to the Office of the Commissioner of Police, Coimbatore City.