Leon, Guanajuato– Through a video circulated on social networks, citizens denounced the police officers Leon Tested an eight-year-old girl.
Mario Bravo Arona, Secretary of Public SafetyDenied that the minor’s rights were violated and argued that the review was done because there have been cases in which adults have used children to hide drugs or weapons to avoid being arrested.
It can be seen in a video that a woman from there leon police Quickly checks a minor while another agent observes a man on either side of the truck.
The guys record the moment they are interrogated by agents investigating the girl, who they say is eight years old. It is observed that other patrols are in the area and at least four of them have possibly been detained.
before this video, Security, Prevention and Civil Protection (SPPC) Secretary, Mario Bravo Aronadenied that the police officers violated the girl’s human rights, as she argued that there is no nationally established protocol for reviewing minors.
“It was known that he delivered an item to the girl,” he said.
They hid drugs and weapons with minors, says secretary
Bravo Arona recalled that two murder cases were registered LeonIt was the adults who handed out the firearms to the minors, in one case tied to the waist.
Regarding the review done on the minor, possibly 8 years old, it happened in los angeles neighborhood According to a video going viral on social media. a point that the secretary of Security It was recognized as a place to sell drugs and even gunshots are reported in the area.
“Reviewed by a female, protecting the integrity of the minor, the information we have is that they gave the girl an item and it was a very quick review to see if she had it. It’s good that they were recording, how good the interference sounds,” he said. Bravo Aerona,
The municipal official explained that there is no protocol for reviewing minors at the national level, so the police review was done in accordance with human rights.
He recalled the agents of Police On previous occasions he had found minors with drugs or firearms where adults gave them to the minors.
“There are two specific cases of two minors being found to carry firearms, one was in jewelerand in other dam side Where the vehicle was located and the minor had a firearm, we cannot rule out that there are others,” he said.
One of these cases was on September 23, 2019, when two women were murdered in a grocery store in the Rijos del Sausillo neighborhood and a 39-year-old woman, the mother of one of the deceased, was arrested.
The man was accompanied by two minors, one 14 years old and the other 7, each carrying a bag. In the first, a small firearm was found, and in the second, 643 wrappers with glass, 65 with marijuana and 40 grams of cocaine.
The second case was in the Nuevo Leon neighborhood on December 25, 2021, where three men were arrested on their way to Lagos who found a 10-year-old girl with a gun in her waist. According to the statement of the minor’s grandfather who reached the spot, the minor’s father gave him the weapon in an attempt to hide it.
Mario Bravo Arona, Security Secretary of Leonindicated that minors in these situations make themselves available to the relevant authority, as they have to follow-up and care for the first responder and other dependents.