The alleged victim on Wednesday denied the alleged anti-gay attack that allegedly took place last Sunday afternoon in the Malasaña neighborhood of Madrid, Spain, and which it devised to cover up infidelity.
A 20-year-old filed a complaint on Sunday, around 5.15pm, that a group of eight people assaulted him and stamped the word “pussy” on his buttocks in the Malasana district of Madrid, but it was all. just a question. to lie. The case has become highly media and politically relevant, with reactions from various political parties and the head of government, Pedro Sánchez.
After the complaint, the authorities began investigating the case and for three days were unable to find evidence of the crime. They have seen security cameras in stores and in the municipality, but only the alleged victim has been spotted quietly entering the house. The authorities also spoke to merchants and nearby neighbors, and no one heard or saw anything suspicious. The young man’s mobile phone and social networks were investigated and it was found that he arranged a sadomasochistic meeting with two other people.
At first, the young man confirmed that he did not know the perpetrators of the attacks, but due to his contradictions, he was called on Wednesday afternoon to confront him because the evidence they found during the investigation was different from what he had reported. A short time later the boy admitted that he had invented a story so that his partner would not discover his infidelity.
“This afternoon, thanks to the action of the National Police, the young man who on Sunday denounced the attack in the Malasana district of Madrid decided to correct his initial statement and inform him of the approval of the injuries that were initially reported,” he said. Interior Minister.
The police have already finished the report and will send it to the Public Prosecution Office, so that the young man will be prosecuted for the crime of false accusation, the punishment of which ranges between six months and two years in prison.
Before we even realized this new version of the facts, the most discussed issue in the discussion that arose around this topic was the increase in hate crimes and aggression. Even Pedro Sanchez, the head of the Spanish government, commented on the issue and emphasized the values of tolerance: “We will continue to advance in tolerance, respect and inclusion in diversity. This is what Spain wants because Spain is like that.”
The Minister of Equality, Irene Montero, after learning of the new version, wrote on her Twitter account, “Hate crimes against the LGBT community increased by 43% in the first half of 2021.”
The demonstration called by the LGBT community continued even after the whole truth was known. Most of them don’t lie. Most of them are assaults. We know because we lived it,” said Fatima Contreras, a 24-year-old bisexual girl.
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