Minister recognizes “greater challenge” in the destruction of conventional weapons

Praia, Jul 21 (Inforpress) – The Minister of Internal Affairs, Paulo Rocha, today recognized, in the city of Praia, a “greater challenge” in the destruction of conventional weapons, seized by police authorities in the possession of criminals.

Paulo Rocha made these statements to the press, on the sidelines of the destruction event of 1.000 weapons seized from January 2021 to this part in the South Santiago Region, with 600 differentiated similar arms and 400 handmade firearms called “boca bedju”.

“Conventional weapons must also be destroyed, here I also draw attention to the fact that we are destroying those weapons the Court has already informed the police that are free to destroy,” he said.

Still on conventionally manufactured weapons, Paulo Rocha said they offer a “greater challenge” in terms of the destruction that the police is considering.



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