Deputy attacked in Tlalpan denies that acting as SSC was “for the safety of the protesters”

The neighbors of the colony the jewel They were on the sidewalk and it was the riot police who came to throw them with their shields, throw them and hit them, the deputy replied Daniela Alvarez to the SSC after this morning’s confrontation in Tlalpan.

Through her Twitter account, the deputy of the Congress of Mexico City for Tlalpan assured the Secretary of Citizen Security (SSC) that it was his elements who initiated the confrontation, and that it was not true that the withdrawal was “for the safety of the protesters” due to the work of the Mexico City Water System (Sacmex) in Tlalpan Causeway.

Likewise, the PAN deputy highlighted that the grenadiers of the unit in charge of Omar Garcia Harfuch They had already been on the road since 7:00 a.m., at the height of the La Joya neighborhood, to restart the works to lay hydraulic pipes, which had been suspended, in agreement with the neighbors, until some agreement was reached before the opposition of the settlers.

And it is that for its part, around noon the SSC assured, through a statement, that the operation was requested by the Secretary of Governmentin charge of Marti Batres“with the aim of preserving the integrity of people and freeing the roads.”

For this, the unit added that 250 troops were deployed, without any type of weaponry only shields, helmets and knee pads, “who in adherence to human rights provided accompanimentsecurity and surveillance to control the situation without causing any type of confrontation or aggression on the part of the soldiers.”

However, according to some videos, both published by the deputy Daniela Álvarez, and by other netizens on social networks, it is observed how the police push several of the neighbors to remove them from the area where they were protesting the reactivation of the machinery. , while staff from the Tlalpan Mayor’s Office negotiated with them the suspension of the maneuvers until this Thursday.

“We never touched a @ sun @ granader @, but they did hit us. @Claudiashein @martibatres @SSC_CDMX @OHarfuch Is this your way of dialoguing with the good and wise people? Here is the evidence,” Álvarez published along with a video in which riot police throw her away and then hold her by her arms.

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While neither the head of government Claudia Sheinbaum nor Batres spoke about it despite having events during the day, while this is not the first time that local deputies have been attacked by elements of the SSC, the most notable case so far being that of August 2021, when mayors elected officials and outgoing opposition deputies were beaten while trying to enter the Mexico City Congress for the last ordinary session of the First Legislature.

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