May 17, 2022 6:54 am

They arrested two suspects of killing a man during the confrontation between Independiente fans and neighbors who cut the Buenos Aires – La Plata Highway

After the deadly confrontation between Independiente fans and picketers last Saturday afternoon in the Buenos Aires-La Plata Highway that ended with death of a manPolice sources reported that There are two people arrested for the crime.

The prosecutor Elbio Laborde, who is in charge of UFI 3 of Avellaneda, which is handling the case, ordered the raid in Rancho Grande and the subsequent arrest of two suspects for the murder of Juan Calvente, a 36-year-old Independiente fan who He died from a gunshot to the chest.

According to the investigation, those responsible would have been Mariano Tomas S., 20 years old, who would be the one who fired the weapon; Y Alan M. G., the driver of the motorcycle with which they escaped from the scene.

Confrontation between barrabravas of Independiente and picketers

Prosecutor Laborde ordered the investigation to continue at the homes of these two people thanks to a filming of a cell phone which the police obtained. In the video captures that the security forces analyzed, the two detainees appear at the scene, while fleeing on the motorcycle with the weapon.

As a result of the massive power outages due to high temperatures, the security cameras in the area were not in operation, so they were unable to record what later went viral on social networks from cell phone footage.

Independent vs San Lorenzo. Clashes in Au BsAS-Lp where an Independiente fan was killed. 01/15/22Twitter @InfiernoRojo

As a result of the massive power outages due to high temperatures, the security cameras in the area were not in operation, so they were unable to record what later went viral on social networks from cell phone footage.

On the other hand, UFI 4, in charge of Mario Prieto, Opened a case for abuse of weapons against the Police. In addition, he ordered the seizure of the weapons of the troops to verify that the shot that ended Calvente’s life had not come from an official weapon.

Faced with this situation, Independent issued a statement to ask for justice for the murder of Calvente. “From Club Atlético Independiente we want to convey our deep sorrow for the murder of Juan Calvente, a fan of the club who today was on his way to the City of La Plata to watch the match against San Lorenzo de Almagro and lost his life in an episode that is so far unclear and needs to be investigated immediately”, they wrote on Twitter.

Independent statement for the crime of the fan
Independent statement for the crime of the fan

We demand justice for Juan, for your family and loved ones. We embrace their relatives and put the club at their entire disposal to obtain truth and justice,” they added.

They also pointed against the Buenos Aires Police: “The negligence of the police forces and the people in charge of the security operation is inadmissible”. And they continued, against the officials of the province of Buenos Aires: “Those who had to guarantee the safety of the professional team and the fans during the transfer directed them to the place where they knew that a demonstration was taking place and the highway was blocked. For this reason, we demand the immediate resignation of all the officials in charge of the operation and we demand an urgent explanation from Minister Sergio Berni and his Chief of Staff, Carlos Montaña”.

“The Independent Athletic Club is available to justice to clarify the events that occurred on the highway as well as the destruction and looting that occurred on our Wilde property,” the letter closes.

Reference-www.lanacion.com.ar

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