Besides the destruction of the weapons, his plan establishes compensation in cash and coupons redeemable for any product in commercial establishments.
It also includes compensation for police, military, and customs officials who identify and seize weapons and awareness campaigns on social media.
Abinader noted that the presence of drug trafficking groups is a factor for the increase of weapons in possession of civilians. So far, authorities have detected some 238,000 registered weapons, 50,000 of which have the proper permits.
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