Bolivia. using explosives during public demonstrations may punishable up to four years in prison

Posted on September 27, 2012 • Filed under: Bolivia, Crime, Explosives / Bombs

President-in-Office, Gabriela Montano, said the possession and use of explosives in social mobilization is punishable by one to four years in prison. The executive said that only allow the use of firecrackers in the demonstrations.

“The use of explosives that may endanger the lives of people pass through both criminal and defined in this way is a penalty of one to four years in prison,” Montaño said yesterday after the approval of the Supreme Decree 1359, referred to this subject. He explained that the provision does not affect the use of explosives in activities such as “the industrial, mining, petroleum, construction or other labor or productive purposes.” Read Article

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