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Peru. 2010 ‘Illicit Manufacturing (Fabricación Ilícita).’ National Report of Peru on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); A, VI-1.1, p. 7. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Peru to the United Nations. 1 June

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1.1 Fabricación Ilícita

De acuerdo a la información proporcionada por la Dirección Nacional de Inteligencia (DINI) y la Dirección General de Inteligencia del Ministerio del Interior (DIGIMIN), la fabricación artesanal de armas de fuego en las zonas urbanas y rurales son consecuencia del incremento de la violencia en diferentes ciudades del Peru y debido a su utilización en la caza de animales pequeños para la subsistencia en areas rurales. Utilizan sus viviendas para la fabricación y comercialización ilegal de armas artesanales, con caracteristicas similares a las escopetas Cal 16.

Identificación de individuos que participan en la fabricación ilegal de armas:

Entre el 2008 y 2009 en las ciudades de Tarapoto, Chiclayo, Cusco (Kimbiri) y Trujillo fueron capturadas aproximadamente seis personas que se dedicaban a la fabricación ilegal de armas, para lo cual utilizaban sus viviendas y/o talleres…

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1.1 Illicit Manufacturing

According to the information provided by the National Intelligence Directorate (DINI) and the Interior Ministry's General Intelligence Directorate (DIGIMIN), the crafting of firearms in urban and rural areas is a result of the increasing violence in different cities of Peru, and also due to their use in the hunting of small animals for livelihood in rural areas. Makers use their homes for the illegal manufacturing and trading of handmade weapons, with similar features to a 16-gauge shotgun.

Identification of individuals involved in illegal manufacturing of weapons:

Between 2008 and 2009 in the cities of Tarapoto, Chiclayo, Cusco (Kimbiri) and Trujillo about six people were arrested for being involved in the illegal manufacturing of weapons, where they used their homes and/or workshops..

[DINI = National Intelligence Directorate; DIGIMIN = Interior Ministry's General Intelligence Directorate]

ID: Q5744

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