the federal judge Daniel Rafecas summoned to inquiry Claudio Hertz, the protester who threatened to kill the vice president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner with a megaphone at a protest in front of the Instituto Patria held on July 21. According to Rafecas’ request, he will be investigated for public intimidation and for having made threats shouting “gallows” What “the only way to get rid“Of the Vice President. He also threatened the Government and other leaders of the ruling party to whom he promised “kill them all” because they are filthy rats“. The investigation will take place next Tuesday, September 27 at 12:30 p.m. on the third floor of the Comodoro Py courts.
The complaint had initially been filed before the national criminal and correctional jurisdiction of the city of Buenos Aires by prosecutor Mónica Cuñarro one day after the events of July 21. On that occasion, she was drawn in the court of Manuel De Campos with the performance of Prosecutor Leonel Gomez Barbella. The Examining Court ordered a search of Herz’s home, which was the room of a hotel located at 1352 Moreno Street in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Monserrat. There they seized his cell phone, four flash drives and posters that had been used in different demonstrations with various legends. “health dictatorshipsaid one. “It’s not a vaccine, it’s an experiment,” said another.
For these same incidents, Fernando Castiglioni, lawyer of the Patria Institute, filed another complaint for “intimidation and threats” in the federal courts of Retiro, in charge of Rafecas with the intervention of the Prosecutor Carlos Stornelli. In that complaint, the lawyer Castiglioni warned that the seriousness of the intimidation should be added “the passive attitude of the Police of the City of Buenos Aireswhich can be seen in the accompanying video, which allows people who are in the place to throw garbage, paint walls and hang posters with all kinds of threatening signs.
The lawyer also argued that “from the aforementioned link to the video, it also follows an affectionate greeting between the uniformed and who leads the attacks, which would be showing us that they would know each other beforehand.” Castiglioni accompanied the complaint by a link on the Twitter social network account made by the free distribution newspaper El Argentino, in which photos were attached, videos and text of the events that occurred on July 21 in the protest in front of the Patria Institute, the political heart of the space centered around Vice President Cristina Kirchner.
Although at first both De Campos and Rafecas declared themselves incompetent, the case was finally filed in the federal court of the Retiro courts. According to judicial sources, Rafecas ordered an expert report on the phone and the seized flash drives to access their content, as well as a report on incoming and outgoing calls. He also ordered the certification of the actions of the City Police, present at the scene of the events, before the City Contraventional Justice.