Riot in Moreno: at least 30 prisoners held a policeman hostage for five hours

At least 30 prisoners of a police station of the Buenos Aires party Moreno with rioted this Thursday March 23 in the afternoon and they held a policeman hostage of said section, to which released after five hoursin demand for better accommodation conditions and transfer to other dependencies.

The event began minutes before 5:00 p.m. at the Moreno 4th police station. of Cuartel V, located in Colectora Hipólito Yrigoyen y Gutenberg, in the western zone of Greater Buenos Aires.

Judicial and police spokesmen informed the agency telam what Around 30 prisoners from said section were mutiny and with a cash hostage, demanding better housing conditions and demanding to be transferred to other dependencies.

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In a video sent to the relatives of the inmates, and published by the portal, The hostage policeman assured that “everything was fine” and that they did “nothing” to him.

Meanwhile, in another video published by the same zonal portal, the prisoners showed the situation of overcrowding in a cell with capacity for nine people.

The prisoners demanded better accommodation conditions and demanded to be transferred to other units

Finally, and after negotiations with the prosecutor Carina Saucedo, in charge of the Functional Instruction Unit (UFI) 2 of the Judicial Department of Moreno-General Rodríguez, the policeman was released unharmed around 10 p.m.judicial sources reported.

Meanwhile, they kept Negotiations to transfer the detainees to different units.

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On the other hand, the sources consulted reported that on Wednesday the Attorney General’s Office of the Moreno-General Rodríguez Judicial Department had asked the Buenos Aires Justice and Security ministries to obtain more places for people deprived of their liberty in said jurisdiction.


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