The Ministry of Defense will study “possible disciplinary consequences” for the fourth-year second lieutenant in the General Military Academy of Zaragoza who, last Saturday, the National Police seized a weapon during the protests in Ferraz Street in front of the PSOE national headquarters.
According to sources from the Army to ABC, it is a student of the Academy who says that he lives in Marqués de Urquijo Street, near Ferraz, and went to the street. with his girlfriend on the subway, carrying his personal weapon.
The defense considered this action at least “no sense” because of the situation experienced in the area for more than two weeks, with continuous protests in front of the socialist headquarters for their pacts for the investiture of Pedro Sánchez as the president of the government.
The Army assured that the second lieutenant reported his identity at a police checkpoint and that he was carrying the weapon, which the agents confiscated because, in addition, the soldier had “no special permit required to carry private weapons”.
“This is a reckless action that will require an investigation to find out possible disciplinary consequences, the same sources are developing.
The flag meeting with the security forces took place around 10:00 p.m. this Saturday at the security filter of Marqués Urquijo Street. Every night, the National Police were in the area where the soldier said he lived.
The police propose a penalty for violating these facts. Organic Law 4/2015 on the Protection of Citizen Security, which is known as the Gag Law
The sixteenth day of protests brought 1,500 people, according to the government delegation. Around 11:00 in the evening, the National Police started charging the protesters wearing hoodies and more radicals in the front row after they started kicking and breaking the fences protecting the PSOE headquarters in Ferraz.