Muscat, The Public Prosecution urged citizens

and residents in the Sultanate to abide by provisions of the Arms and

Ammunition Law and to refrain from firing shots at national, social and

religious occasions. The Public Prosecution stressed that it would take

legal measures against anyone violating the law.

The Public Prosecution said in a statement today that it has

been noted that the firing of non-distress shots is still ongoing in some

governorates of the Sultanate, whether during national, social or

religious occasions.

In light of the dangers posed by these acts to the safety of

individuals and public property, and in confirmation of what has already

been published through various media means in accordance with the

Judicial Circular No. 22/2015, the Public Prosecution calls upon all

citizens and residents to respect provisions of the Arms and

Ammunition Law, and not to fire at national, social and religious

occasions.

Source: Oman News Agency