November 21, 2023 – 00:45
Neighbors also stripped them naked after being recognized by the victim.
A violent episode occurred in the Bajo Gorriti neighborhood, when two young people, ages 19 and 23, were lynched, subdued and stripped naked by neighbors who accused them of carrying out the theft of a motorcycle days ago.
According to sources consulted by this newspaper, the violent incident occurred last Saturday around 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Uriondo and El Éxodo streets in the Bajo Gorriti neighborhood of this capital.
In these circumstances, officers from the 2nd Section were alerted about a fight in the sector, so they moved and once there they found that in the vicinity of a tire shop, around 50 people had reduced to two wounded and naked subjects, whom they accused of having carried out the theft of a motorcycle, the complaint of which was filed in Section 6 the previous day.
The two young people, aged 19 and 23, were transferred to the 2nd Section where they received treatment from health professionals, and then were left as delayed.
While the motorcycle on which they were traveling was seized preventively and waiting for the owner to present documentation proving ownership, for its subsequent delivery.
The proceedings were sent to the zonal prosecutor’s assistant of the Public Prosecutor’s Office, who requested an extension of the complaint in Section 6, a department that was also in charge of complementary proceedings and the reception of testimonies that help clarify the facts.