Associations of civil guards ask for Marlaska's resignation for not offering “more resources and more personnel” to brokers who “risk their lives” in opposition to drug trafficking | EUROtoday
Several associations of civil guards have demanded this Saturday the resignation of the Minister of the Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaskafor the “contempt” proven to the brokers who struggle in opposition to drug trafficking by not having elevated their safety regardless of being warned that “a misfortune was going to happen”, after the demise of two civil guards after they have been hit by a drug boat within the port of Barbate..
And if he doesn’t resign, within the Spanish Association of Civil Guards (AEGC) They count on his “immediate dismissal” as a result of tragedy that occurred final night time within the port of Barbate (Cadiz), the place two brokers died after being hit by a drug boat, occasions for which 5 folks have been arrested.
The AECG has been demanding for 5 years from the top of the Interior “more means and more personnel to fight against criminals who have taken over” the Campo de Gibraltar and recognition as Area of particular uniqueness “for those who are risking their lives.”
But none of that has come even though he has been warned “actively and passively” that “one day an irreparable misfortune will occur and all responsibility will fall on his shoulders.”
Also the skilled affiliation Justice for the Civil Guard (JUCIL), who plans to current himself as a well-liked accusation, needs Marlaska to resign. “It is almost a tragic comedy that the minister traveled yesterday precisely to Cádiz to ensure that the Campo de Gibraltar is now a safer area than it was for some time,” he criticized.
JUCIL calls for a legislative change in order that the Penal Code consists of as against the law the only possession of quick boats, “with very powerful engines”, comparable to these utilized by these now detained.
Finally, the Union of Civil Guards (UninGC)has despatched the next message to the Government of the Nation, to that of the Junta de Andaluca, to town councils of the provinces of Cádiz, Huelva and Málaga and “above all” to these answerable for the Ministry of the Interior: “the safety of its people “It's in your fingers.”
However, “it is vitally unhappy, very outrageous, very tragic, that we now have to put our alert and our anger on the corpses of two of our companions,” he concluded.
For her part, the Cdiz drug inspector, Ana Villagmez, He assures that these boats “are relaxed” in the docks of the province of Cádiz and trusts that this Saturday “they won’t go to the funeral to pay their condolences when afterwards they don’t present the mandatory means”, in reference to the Ministry of the Interior.. “And I say it that onerous as a result of that's how exhausting it’s,” he emphasizes. For her part, the anti-drug prosecutor of Campo de Gibraltar, Macarena Arroyodescribes what happened as “narcoterrorism.”
Arroyo, who is also a relative of a member of the Civil Guard, is also categorical in her statements to EL MUNDO. Not only does he show his condolences to the relatives of the deceased and his support for the two agents who “struggle to outlive”, but he also states: “What we witnessed yesterday in Barbate has no different which means than a homicide wherein some unscrupulous folks and with out mercy they assault the brokers who have been doing their job, watching over and defending residents from this scourge that’s terrorism. In my opinion, as a prosecutor, it’s narcoterrorism.”
The representative of the Public Ministry recalls, as the association of civil guards AUGC has also done in recent weeks, that “we now have been saying for a very long time that conditions as atrocious because the one which occurred in Barbate can’t be allowed or tolerated or normalized.”
“Everything that’s in our fingers, in my fingers, I’m going to make it potential to proceed combating and in order that they don’t imagine that they’ve defeated us,” he points out. And he emphasizes: “We are going to proceed, day-to-day, to place an finish to this scourge. All of this inside our authorized system to struggle in opposition to this terrorism and this sense of impunity that drug traffickers have proper now.”
Villagmez, for his part, says that the members of the State Security Forces and Corps “threat their lives day-after-day on this province.” “It is a really alarming state of affairs (…) This is overflowing. The province is filled with drug boats which might be used not just for drug trafficking, but additionally for immigrant trafficking,” he denounces in statements to the channel Ser collected by Europe Press.
The prosecutor assures that He doesn't know “what it takes to make folks conscious that that is very critical.” “There are increasingly drug traffickers. They really feel unpunished, they assume that nothing goes to occur to them as a result of in reality nothing is going on to them,” he asserts. “When the trial comes, they’re sentenced to a few years, however till the trial comes, they continue to be free and proceed with extra drug boats,” he explains.
Point out that The Civil Guard patrol boats “are outdated or they don’t have any energy” against the drug boats that navigate the waters of the province of Cdiz. “They don’t have any means, no boats, no particular person.“to face that and when they do, they risk their lives,” he factors out, in reference to the work of the Civil Guard.
He says that “it gives the impression” that the Barbate drug boat goes after the brokers in an motion that “It's murder.” “The feeling is one of impunity, that it is a fight between David and Goliath,” laments Villagmez, recalling that has been asking for years to penalize the possession of gas on the excessive seas. “There is no crime we can charge,” he says. “In the end it is a feeling of impunity and the same people who have been detained come back to be investigated again because they continue with the same criminal activity,” she explains.
Outrage additionally among the many police
Police unions have additionally reacted to the tragedy with the demand for the Unified Police Union (SUP) of “real, immediate and forceful” options to a State drawback such because the struggle in opposition to drug trafficking within the Campo de Gibraltar.
“Drug trafficking has become the activity protected, defended and encouraged by a society that is breaking down and that has lost the fear of public servants who risk their lives to try to stop this scourge with worse means than the riffraff who are willing to do so.” to finish the lives of nationwide police and civil guards,” the SUP laments in a statement, in which it shows its “most absolute indignation.”
For everything, the SUP urges to draw up a new plan to combat drug trafficking that truly provides sufficient means to tackle the problem, a demand with which JUPOL also agrees, which, in statements to EFE, joins the requests for cessation. of Marlaska and considers that the deaths could have been avoided with more and better human and material resources in the area.
“It is pressing to deal with the declaration of the Campo de Gibraltar Special Singularity Zone and accomplish that in a forceful method, with out patches and with out improvisations“, they say from JUPOL.
For its part, the CSIF union asks for appropriate means after denouncing in its X profile that the Customs Surveillance service “is patrolling with vessels that don’t adjust to safety measures.”