Bogota Colombia: 35 percent of homicides between January and July 2012 committed with knives

Posted on August 6, 2012 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, TRAVEL

Records of the Police Sijin r evelan that 34.9 percent of the 715 homicides committed between January and July were carried out with knives. Authorities seized more than 200 000 weapons in the first months, compared to 123 000 in the same period in 2011. But these are available without restriction at any store. “It is urgent to control the marketing of these products,” said Martinez. Read Article

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