Medical student who reported abuse at police station: "I thought they wouldn't stop until I fired"
This Friday, 24 hours into the case of more serious sexual violence, after the "State of Exception" was declared and the victim spoke today who reported sexual torture to police officers at the Pedro Aguirre Jeda police station. Because of this, the National Human Rights Institute was sued for sexual torture.
It was 2 o'clock in the morning on Monday 21st, when in the middle of a curfew, Carabineros staff stopped Oshoshua Mauriera Inside the supermarket. According to him, the cry for help caused him to apply for four years studying medicine at a Catholic university.
But before finding the possible patient, police found him. "I thought they were going to kill me, because after that I even lost consciousness. They were constantly beating me in the head, ”the young man explained.
After being arrested and restored, according to his story, he was taken to confirm the injuries. "At the time, I could only see injuries to my arms and legs," he explained.
The student showed on camera and through social networks the injuries left on his body by police abuse. "This corresponds to kicks, combinations and punches."
But the injuries discovered would have added to the deterioration upon returning to the police station, which finally brought him in front of 24-hour cameras. Oshoshua will be one of the most serious cases of sexual torture reported in our country.
"In the presence of 10 other carabinieri who were there, they immediately start beating me and that's when they're forcing me to scream. They tell me 'but guess it' and they start beating me until they hit me say "yes, I'm queer" That forced me to scream, "Joshua said.
He will experience the worst after he takes up homosexuality. "Between two carabinieros, they lowered my pants, lowered my underwear, and sexually assaulted me," said the young student.
According to his testimony, he would then be harassed with a cane to service one of the police. "At that point I closed my eyes so I couldn't tell who it was. I know who was present, but there is no telling who made the situation. I thought they wouldn't stop until I was bleeding. "
Because of this, the National Human Rights Institute was sued for sexual torture. The organization learned of the case while the young man was held in Modi 4 of Santiago 1, in custody until last Friday, when he was returned to his freedom.