The San Isidro justice issued preventive detention for the son of the late rock musician Norberto “Pappo” Napolitano, who for a month has been detained in the framework of a case for gender violence in which his then partner accused him of having attacked her with blows and left her locked in a house in the Buenos Aires town of Benavídez.

The preventive detention for Luciano Emilio Juan Napolitano (46) was dictated by the Judge of Guarantees 5 of San Isidro, Diego Martínez, at the request of the prosecutors who investigated the case, Diego Callegari and Mariela Miozzo, from the Functional Instruction Unit specialized in Gender Violence of Tigre. The musician was also prosecuted with preventive detention for two acts of violence against the complainant.

For the first act – the one that led to his arrest a month ago – Napolitano was charged with the crimes of “minor injuries aggravated by the relationship and for mediating gender violence in real competition with threats, illegal deprivation of liberty aggravated and illegal possession of a weapon of war ”and, for the second, which occurred a few months earlier, due to“ threats aggravated by the use of a weapon ”.

In the request for preventive detention presented by the prosecution, Callegari and Miozzo argued that all the testimonies and evidence incorporated into the file prove “the existence of a situation of gender violence in which – the complainant – was immersed with respect to the accused Napolitano ”. According to the woman’s complaint, it all started when she asked him for the keys to the truck to go buy food for her pets and he began to insult her and physically attack her, all in front of two of the defendant’s daughters.

The complainant said that Napolitano took her by the neck, that the assault included punches and kicks, that he squeezed her eye, that he also sprayed her with alcohol, that he tried to run her over with the truck and that he locked her up without being able to leave the property and with the only possibility of being in the barbecue until the next day she managed to call 911 and was rescued. After a series of raids, Napolitano was arrested on May 26 at dawn and brought to justice. The loaded .38 revolver was seized from his home, of which he does not have a permit to possess or carry it.

In expanding her statement, the woman denounced Napolitano for a previous event, which occurred on November 21 of last year, at the home of the defendant’s mother, in Tigre, where he tore a painting over her head and then threatened her with death. placing on his head that .38 caliber revolver that was seized from his home.

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