The rewards for an informant can vary from 5,000 pesos (US$2,7) for an empty gas tank to 18 million pesos (US$9,6 thousand) for a rocket launcher. Information that leads to the liberation of captured policemen or soldiers will result in a 70 million peso (US$37,4 thousand) bonus.”The collaboration of demobilized guerrillas has increased the effectiveness of military operations with 90 percent,” army commander, general Mario Montoya says, defending the rewards.
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