They order preventive detention and provisional internment for those accused of violent robberies in Quinta Normal

In preventive detention and provisional internment were the five defendants – among them a minor – of violent robberies that affected pedestrians in Quinta Normal. The court accepted the request of the Prosecutor’s Office arguing that his freedom represents a danger to society.

With the Precautionary measures of preventive detention and provisional internment were the five accused of robberies committed in the commune of Quinta Normal, in the Metropolitan region.

At the hearing to formalize charges, prosecutor Natalia Veliz, from the Central North Metropolitan Prosecutor’s Officeargued that the liberty of the accused represents a danger to the security of society.

The crimes were registered on June 15 on San Pablo avenue with Carahue, in Quinta Normal, when the first victim was waiting for collective locomotion at a bus stop.

At that moment, the five defendants approach him – four adults and one adolescent – whoor surrounded and demanded he hand over his cell phone, threatening to shoot him, while one of the subjects placed a weapon that appeared to be a firearm in his stomach.

The victim handed over two telephones and other species that he had with which the defendants escaped from the place.

After committing this fact and very close to there, The defendants intimidated two other victims who stole their cell phones, cash, wallet and other items with which they fled.

Given this, personnel from the 44th Carabineros Police Station of Quinta Normal detained those responsible and the Prosecutor’s Office charged them with three crimes of robbery with intimidation, foreseen and sanctioned in articles 436 and 432 subsections 1 of the Penal Code.

At the hearing, he also requested to impose the precautionary measure of preventive detention for adults and provisional internment for adolescents on the grounds that their freedom represents a danger to the security of society.

The precautionary measure of preventive detention and provisional internment were accepted by the Guarantee Court, who set a p60-day period to develop the investigation.

This article describes an ongoing judicial process

There is a possibility that the charges will be dismissed at the end of the investigation, for which The defendant(s) should NOT be considered guilty until the court rules against him.
(Article 04 of the Criminal Procedure Code)

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