The images scandalize. In a video that went viral on social networks, you can see how Miguel Ángel Paz, a neighbor of a building Vicente López which is quarantined by coronavirus for coming back from the United States savagely attacked to a guard, who reproached him for not complying with the isolation for 14 days ordered by the Government. He was injured, reported him at the police station and two cases were opened, police sources informed TN.com.ar. President Alberto Fernández spoke of the brutal attack and said that the aggressor “will pay the consequences.”
The assault occurred on Saturday night and was recorded by the sentry box of the sentry box. The images show how the neighbor, who had returned from the outside, broke into the office, upset, and shouted several times to the security guard: “You are threatening me.” The security officer denied the accusation and reproached him for violating the “health protocol”.
He demanded that he leave the place, he pushed him out and Paz, furious, hit him nonstop for several seconds. After the beating, he threatened him: “I am going to kill you”, he said, and then intimidated him again: “Do you want to continue talking to me? Do you want to continue playing crazy with me?” He is currently apprehended at home with his wife and two daughters, serving quarantine and with a police slogan. He was tested for coronavirus, which so far negative. The Buenos Aires Police maintains a patrol at home to prevent a further attempt to break the quarantine.
Thousands of users viewed the video of the attack on social media, including the President, who contacted David Coen, who published the material. He said that he asked for information and described the aggressor as “an irresponsible who cannot circulate” because you must meet the 14-day quarantine. In dialogue with Radio Miter He said the assailant “will pay the consequences.” “He is a person with great pride, who causes a lot of damage,” he said.
The victim reported the attack at a police station and Two causes were opened: one for violation of articles 205 (which protects health) and 239 (disobedience) of the penal code, related to the spread of a pandemic, and another for assaults. The first case was handled by Federal Court No. 2 of San Isidro led by Federico Díaz and the second is investigated by Vicente López Este’s UFI, under the charge of prosecutor Martín Gómez.
Article 205 of the Penal Code establishes a penalty six months to two years of prison “for those who violate the measures adopted by the competent authorities, to prevent the introduction or spread of an epidemic.” While 239 contemplates fifteen days to a year Prison who “resists or disobeys a public official in the legitimate exercise of his functions or the person who provides assistance at his request or by virtue of a legal obligation.”