The Mossos detain a person because the alleged assassin of his ex-partner in Amposta | Society | EUROtoday

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The Mossos d'Esquadra have arrested a person because the alleged assassin of his ex-partner in Amposta (Tarragona). The Catalan police have solely detailed that the arrested individual is a 47-year-old man. The Department of Equality of the Generalitat has assured by the social community X that it’s a potential feminicide. The choose has decreed the secrecy of the proceedings.

The sufferer is a 34-year-old girl, in response to police sources. The Amposta Local Police have discovered her physique in a house on Xile Street on this municipality within the Montsià area, after an acquaintance of the alleged assassin raised the alarm this Monday. The girl has been dismembered, in response to investigation sources.

The case stays underneath investigation, and the Catalan police haven’t offered additional particulars of what occurred. If confirmed, that is the third sufferer of sexist violence in Catalonia, after the homicide of a lady in Torroella de Montgrí and one other in Olot. In Spain, seven ladies have been murdered by their companions or ex-partners to this point this yr, 1,247 since official knowledge turned obtainable, in 2003.

Telephone 016 assists victims of sexist violence, their households and people round them 24 hours a day, on daily basis of the yr, in 53 totally different languages. The quantity shouldn’t be registered on the phone invoice, however the name have to be deleted from the system. 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’ll be able to name 112 or the National Police phone numbers (091) and the Civil Guard (062). And when you can not name, you should use the ALERTCOPS software, from which an alert sign is shipped to the Police with geolocation.

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