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Man sentenced for excessive use of self-defense in attack on Grupo Milenio

“Save or die?” The dilemma Caesar faced on June 18, 2022, when he was on his way to work in a van, was gunned down by two men who turned up to attack the unit, and lost their lives. Out of fear, they shot in self-defense.

It sentenced him to two years and seven months for murder with excessive use of self-defense.

As usual, César left his home at 05:00 to go to work as a private guard in Mexico City; However, at the height of Pentitlan Avenue in the municipality of Nezahualcoyotl, State of Mexico, two men attacked the minibus in which they had arrived.

“I see two people get up, one of them is closer to me, the other guy is behind the driver, who is carrying a gun. At that moment I can’t recognize which guy it is, I can only see a gun show up and they start snatching our cell phones, our wallets, and asking us for everything we have,” he told Milenio. firearms. , Nellie Salas

However, this was not enough for the attackers and they began inappropriately touching a young woman next to Caesar, who asked the men to stop as the woman had given them everything which angered the men. Two subjects and one of them hit him on the head with a shovel saying: “Don’t play the hero”.

Following this, the van was redirected to Balvino Davalos Street, where the assailants took Cesar down from the unit and began to beat and threaten him, saying he was going to kill him, fearing that he would be kicked out. decided to take his pistol and act against both subjects. ,

“He tells me ‘Do you want to die?’ Well then you’re going to die, you bastard (sic); they tried to shoot me and when I pulled out my gun and then I shot them, I literally don’t remember how many shots I fired before , they must have been two or three and for the other two,” he said.

Following this, the passengers of the van began to disembark and asked Caesar to escape, promising that they would not betray him as he had defended them, however, he decided to wait for the authorities to arrive as he knew was that he had done nothing wrong, he had only defended his life.

Caesar was sentenced for excessive use of lawful defense in the attack on Neza. , ariel ojeda

The authorities of the State of Mexico did not think so and initiated proceedings against him, accusing him of excessive use of lawful defence, arguing that although he was allowed to carry a weapon, he should not use it against attackers. Was, who died. as a result of the attacks. shots.

“They say I didn’t measure my strength, that it wasn’t necessary to fire against these two people, they argue that we don’t know for sure about the probabilities, that they don’t know what would have happened afterwards, If the time they took me down maybe they didn’t shoot me, maybe they shot me,” he lamented.

The sentence was handed down in early May and he should now be free from the average sentence of two years and seven months for this type of offense which comes under murder.

In addition, he must pay 500,000 pesos to compensate for the damages caused to both the family of the attackers and the State of Mexico.

For Caesar, this sentence is synonymous with injustice because he is being made a criminal in order to protect his life; For which he along with his lawyers will seek to challenge the acquittal of the charges against him.

“Unfortunately, in those moments when someone tries to save their life, there are people who probably do nothing, do not defend themselves or have nothing to defend themselves, in my case, Well, if I have something to defend myself with, well, no way, right? Now, at that point, I thought ‘either it’s me or it’s them,'” he said. Adomex prosecutor U.S. Office Drops Criminal Proceedings Against Roxana Ruiz.|Jorge Luis Menendez

This fact coincides with the sentence against Roxana Ruiz, which was also issued in the courts of Neza-Bordeaux and sentenced the young woman to six years and two months in prison, after the murder of Sinai “Ann” in defense. Who sexually abused her in May 2021. , The young woman was also accused of excessive use of self-defense.

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