A 23-year-old has been arrested Accused of having attacked a leader of the Alava PP, after asking him if he belonged to that party, and his companions when they were on the terrace of a bar in the Alava capital.
The Ertzaintza has confirmed this arrest and the PP has explained in a statement how the events occurred last Saturday afternoon outside a hotel establishment located on Cuchillería street in the city, where the PP vice secretary was sitting. in Álava and former councilor of the City Council of his capital, Iñaki García Calvo, with three friends.
In the note, García Calvo explains that they were approached by strangers who asked him if he was from the PP “with a clear ideological motivation”, They told him that he had to leave the place and threw two glasses of drink over him.
As he got up from the table, he says, another person smacked him. His three friends were attacked and one of them received a blow that caused a breach In the eyebrow.
The Department of Security has reported that six more men joined the assault, which the four victims required health care and that one of them had to be taken by ambulance to a hospital for a bleeding wound to his face.
The deputy secretary of Communication of the PP of Álava presented the complaint to the Ertzaintza, which detained one of the allegedly implicated persons and is keeping open the police inquiries to clarify these events, which he considers to have apparently originated “for ideological reasons”.
The president of the Basque PP, Carlos Iturgaiz, has denounced this aggression on his Twitter account, for which he has blamed “radical vermin”. In addition, he congratulated the Ertzaintza and demanded a “condemnation without nuances” of EH Bildu after regretting that in the Basque Country “There are still pro-ETA ghettos and a lack of freedom.”
Bildu does not support the conviction
For its part, EH Bildu has remained on the sidelines of the declaration of “rejection and condemnation” of the rest of the political formations in the City Council of Vitoria –PNV, PSE, PP y Together-.
All municipal groups except EH Bildu have signed a text in which they show “his strongest rejection and condemnation” Faced with this aggression for ideological reasons, while EH Bildu has referred to the statement made yesterday by his spokesman in the consistory, Félix González, who “rejected” the aggression and showed the solidarity of his party with the four affected.