The decide provisionally releases the mayor of Puigverd (Lleida), investigated for a case of sexist violence within the household | News from Catalonia | EUROtoday

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The mayor of Puigverd (Lleida), Josep Solsona, was provisionally launched this Saturday with out precautionary measures and investigated for 2 complaints, one for the alleged crimes of threats and coercion and one other for alleged crimes of accidents and threats categorised as gender violence. , abuse within the household and sexual assault on a minor. The mayor, from the Junts per Catalunya get together, is 42 years previous and is within the strategy of separating. After being detained on Friday afternoon – 8M, International Women's Day – to testify for a grievance of sexist violence, and having slept within the police station, he spent this morning on the disposal of the Lleida guard courtroom. This Saturday Junts has reported that it’s provisionally suspending the mayor from militancy, whereas the councilors of his get together who make up the federal government group have requested him to resign from the mayor's workplace.

Sources from the Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia (TSJC) have reported, after Solsona's courtroom look, that “once the statements of testimonies and the person under investigation have been made, in accordance with the criteria of the prosecutor's office, provisional release is agreed” and it’s not agreed. no restraining or safety order. Each of the 2 circumstances opened by the 2 complaints will likely be despatched to the competent courtroom in line with the date of the occasions and the subject material of the crime, thus persevering with the mayor with the standing of being investigated.

Solsona assumed the mayorship of Puigverd in August 2022 after a movement of censure promoted by his get together and the PSC in opposition to the Republican mayor Sandra Barberà was profitable, a place during which he stays after the final municipal elections. Last January, the mayor additionally brought on controversy for some statements during which he maintained that “a women's association is sexist”, made throughout a coaching occasion on the Government delegation on equal remedy and non-discrimination. “In an egalitarian society there should be no female or male associations,” stated the mayor.

The councilors of the Puigverd City Council authorities group have requested the mayor to resign on account of “the difficulty of activating at this time” a movement of censure that will take away him from workplace. Sources from the Junts authorities group in Puigverd, a city of about 1,300 inhabitants during which this get together governs alone, have defined to EFE that, in line with the modification of the Organic Law in 2011 to fight transfuguism, “it is unfeasible.” At this time, the formation presents a movement of censure to the mayor. For this purpose, the federal government group has chosen to talk with Solsona and ask him, within the first occasion, to resign from the mayor's workplace, though it won’t affect him to additionally ask for his councilor's file, on the expense of how his judicial case unfolds, in line with the identical sources.

The 016 phone quantity serves victims of sexist violence – from psychological to sexual, bodily or financial -, their households and people round them 24 hours a day, day-after-day of the yr, in 53 totally different languages. The quantity just isn’t registered on the phone invoice, however the name should be deleted from the machine. You can even contact through e-mail and by WhatsApp on the quantity 600 000 016. Minors can contact the ANAR Foundation phone quantity 900 20 20 10. If it’s an emergency state of affairs, you may name 112 or the National Police phone numbers (091) and the Civil Guard (062). And should you can’t name, you need to use the ALERTCOPS utility, from which an alert sign is distributed to the Police with geolocation.

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