There’s a law of Proportionality in Peru that determines you can’t defend with a bigger weapon than your attacker in case of self defence

A recent case about this is about the student Gaston Mansilla Yupanqui. He was being mugged by two attackers with switchblades and defended himself with a .38 caliber pistol. One of the attackers died after being shot. Mansilla ended up arrested and in the same jail as his other attacker. Should he have let the … Continue reading There’s a law of Proportionality in Peru that determines you can’t defend with a bigger weapon than your attacker in case of self defence