A plainclothes policeman shot a man in the forehead after seeing him stealing cables


December 9, 2018

The agent is in custody, although he has stated that the shot "escaped" him.

A plain-clothes police officer was arrested in the province of Cordoba, after having killed a man with a bullet in the forehead, after finding him stealing cables.

The victim of Víctor Rolando Sarria, 38, who a few years ago had arrived in the neighborhood of Ciudad Evita after being located with his family in the village of Capullo de la Esperanza.

The tragic episode occurred in the early hours of Saturday, when the police shot Sarria after finding him, according to what the police officer said. "Stealing cables."

After that, the first body Gustavo Fabián Rivero He was arrested after prosecutor Patricia García Ramírez requested his arrest and was accused of "aggravated homicide due to the use of a firearm and as a police officer"

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As reported by the local newspaper The voice of the interior, Sarria had a history of robbery. Rivero told his colleagues that this happened while he hoped the group would work as an additional service at the City of My Dreams treatment facility. And that's when he saw two men trying to steal cables from the railroad site.

After identifying himself as a police officer, one of the alleged thieves fled, but the other ran to the police and a fight ensued. According to his story, the man wanted to take the gun and that was when the policeman hit him in the head, when the shot "escaped".

The main doubts in the investigation are not about the robbery itself, but the agent's versions about his actions with the gun before the offender.

All this happens days after the action taken by Patricia Bullrich and use of firearms for the forces.


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