ROP Warns Against Fireworks Promotion and Use

Muscat, A responsible source at Royal Oman Police (ROP) said that with the advent of Eid Al Fitr, two attempts for smuggling fireworks � through Khatmat Milaha and Wajajah border check points, were foiled. The two vehicles used in smuggling were seized and the accused were referred to judiciary authority to take necessary actions towards them.

The source warned against the risk of promoting and using firework as all those involved in smuggling or selling fireworks inside the Sultanate will subject to legal action and being referred to the court. The citizens and residents should raise their children awareness of the risks associated with the use of different kinds of fireworks and should be guided to other entertainment facilities.

The source urged citizens and residents to abide by the Weapons and Ammunition Law and not to shoot fire bullets either from licensed or unlicensed weapons to ensure the safety of everyone and avoid injuries or death due to strayed bullets. They should also avoid damage to the public property such as buildings and power cables. Violators will be subject to legal procedures.

Source: Oman News Agency