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Seven prisons available for assaulting a prisoner by a prosecutor | In Mendoza

Seven prisons in the province of Mendoza were made available for the attack of a prisoner on prosecutor Claudia Ríos during the first hearing of the oral trial. These are the ones responsible for the transfer and searches carried out by the prisoner Hugo Arredondo, who on Wednesday attacked the prosecutor with a baton in a room at the Judicial Center in Mendoza.

Instead, the director of the Mendoza Penitentiary Service, Eduardo Orellana, suggested that the prisoner could carry the knife used in the attack between his private parts, although he admitted that “there was a human failure” in the chain of custody of the prisoner. stopped, so we are trying to determine where the error occurred.

The director of the penitentiary stated that one of the suspicions is that the prisoner brought the faca “in a hole, inside his body” and one time he asked to go to the bathroom and do it there when he took it and took it . to the prison room.hearings.

In any case, the investigators are also trying to establish if the 37-year-old prisoner had collaboration from the prison staff. In press statements, Marcelo Puertas, head of the Security Inspection of the Judicial Pole, assured that “those responsible involved in the Penitentiary Service have been identified” and stressed that “it is not ruled out that there was a conspiracy between the service. staff.” Seven were called to testify.

While this Thursday morning, the employees who work at the Mendoza Judicial Pole met in the esplanade of the building where they held an assembly, so the schedule of debates and hearings in general was suspended for a few hours.

The workers decided to suspend all activities until the Minister of the Supreme Court of Justice, José Valerio, was present and, after his arrival and after listening to the proposals, decided to continue the judicial activity even in a limited way.

Arredondo has been moved this Wednesday to room 15 of the judicial building to begin the trial of the murder that took place on July 5, 2019 in the prison of Almafuerte.

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