Santo Domingo.- The formal accusation by the National District Prosecutor’s Office against seven involved in the attack that occurred at the Greyhound Track against a commission headed by the Ombudsman, Paul Ulloaas well as members of the press.
According to the petition, presented by the District Attorneys Minerva Batista Hernández and Santa Matilde Reyes Valenzuela, a trial is requested against Ysabelita de los Santos Pérez, Geraldina de los Santos Peña, Marisol Vargas, Nataniel Javier Javier, Starling Ramírez Sierra , Ronny Recio Rosario and Carlos Oliver Borque Paulino.
The prosecutors established that, last April, the accused physically and verbally assaulted the victims while they were on their way to the general’s office in charge of the Dog Track Vehicular Retention Center, of the General Directorate of Security and Land Transport ( Digesett), to carry out an inspection, after multiple complaints received by the official.
The deposited document details that, when the victims were preparing to enter the administration offices of the dog track, the accused Ramírez Sierra snatched and destroyed the video cameras from a CDN cameraman and a smart watch, in addition to taking his camera a reporter from the Listín Diario and the photographer from the Ombudsman, who he also physically assaulted.
Added to this is the physical aggression received by Ulloa, who was hit in the back and pushed aggressively, which caused curable physical injuries to the official, according to the legal medical certificate.
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Others attacked were the general secretary and a journalist from the Ombudsman’s Office, as well as a journalist from the Listín Diario who was attacked by De los Santos Peña and who was stripped of her fleet belonging to the newspaper, whose data was deleted and later recovered by the National Institute of Forensic Sciences (Inacif).
The conduct of the accused Ysabelita de los Santos Pérez, Starling Ramírez Sierra, Ronny Recio Rosario and Carlos Oliver Borque Paulino was described by the Public Ministry as rebellion and blows and wounds, which constitute a violation of articles 209, 212, 309 and 234 of the Dominican Penal Code, as well as articles 3, 4 and 27 of Law 19-01, of the Ombudsman.
While the behavior of Marisol Vargas, Nataniel Javier Javier and Geraldina de los Santos Peña was typified by the prosecutors as blows and wounds, crimes sanctioned by article 309 of the Dominican Penal Code. De los Santos Peña is also accused of violating articles 5 and 10 of Law 53-07, on Crimes and High-Tech Crimes.