“The declaration of the victim will be essential”

A psychological assessment will determine if the minor under 14 years of age, alleged victim of an abuse for which A man was shot yesterday in the Villa Rosas area, is in a position to declare.

“The victim’s statement is essential proof; we need it beyond the provision of other measures,” Olguín told The new one.

In the event that the specialist enables the girl to testify, that testimony will be taken through a Gesell camera, a device created for minors to testify in a less invasive and intimidating environment, such as the office of a prosecutor or a judge.

The complaint of the case was formulated last Wednesday, by the father of the minor.

Yesterday, a group of neighbors and relatives of the young woman, who became aware of the situation, searched the home of the alleged abuser, on Los Mayas street at 1800.

They wrote “violin” and “rapist” on the front and on his car, which also ended with damage. The police had to intervene to remove the accused from the scene, for security reasons.

“We are in full investigation. It would be more than a fact what is denounced, but in order to determine what happened we need the statement of the minor and we are waiting for other proceedings, different testimonial statements have been made to people in the environment, as well as informés doctors, “said Olguín.

In turn, as a precautionary measure, the 37-year-old man was prohibited from approaching the young woman, with whom he had so far a degree of relationship.


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