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Peru. 2012 ‘Confiscation and Seizure (Confiscación y expropiación).’ 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); Section 6, p. 18. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Peru to the United Nations. 1 January

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Confiscación y expropiación

13.1 ¿Cuántas armas pequeñas y armas ligeras se encontraron, expropiaron o confiscaron?

Instituciones que realizaron la incautación y recuperación de armas:

- Dirección de Investigación Criminal (DIRINCRI) de la PNP: 145 (ciento cuarenta y cinco) armas de fuego.
- Dirección contra el terrorismo (DIRCOTE) de la PNP: 01(una) pistola.
- DICSCAMEC: 595 (quinientos noventa y cinco) armas de fuego.
- Comando Conjunto de las Fuerzas Armadas: 196 (ciento noventa y seis) armas, entre armas pequeñas y ligeras.
- Gobierno Regional del Callao: 308 (trecientas ocho) armas de fuego.

Armamento internado en los almacenes de la DICSCAMEC por procesos judiciales:

TIPO DE ARMA: 2010 - 2011
Revólver: 539 - 572
Pistola: 451 - 538
Carabina: 15 - 13
Escopeta: 92 - 46
Fusil: 19 - 19
Pistola ametralladora: 3 - 7
Arma neumática: 3 - 9
Fabricación casera: 184 - 45
fogueo: 81 - 61
Arma de juguete: 18 - 9

TOTAL: 1,339 - 1,024

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Confiscation and Seizure

13.1 How many small arms and light weapons were found, seized or confiscated?

Institutions that conducted the confiscation and seizure of weapons:

- Criminal Investigation Unit (DIRINCRI) of the Peru National Police: 145 firearms.
- Counter-Terrorism Office (DIRCOTE) of the Peru National Police: 1 pistol.
- DICSCAMEC: 595 firearms.
- Joint Command of the Armed Forces: 196 weapons, between small arms and light weapons.
- Regional Government of Callao: 308 firearms.

Armament admitted into DICSCAMEC storage by judicial proceedings:

Type of Weapon: 2010 - 2011
Revolver: 539 - 572
Pistol: 451 - 538
Carbine: 15 - 13
Shotgun: 92 - 46
Rifle: 19 - 19
Submachine gun: 3 - 7
Pneumatic weapon: 3 - 9
Home-made: 184 - 45
Practice gun: 81 - 61
Toy gun: 18 - 9

TOTAL: 1,339 - 1,024

[DICSCAMEC = Department for the Control of Security Services, Arms, Ammunition and Explosives for civilian use]

ID: Q10170

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