A resident of Los Cristianos has filed a complaint in Arona’s Court of Instruction Number 2 against the Local Police of this municipality for an alleged “abuse” committed on Los Playeros avenue on the 11th.
According to the complaint, Carlos LA, 33, was pushing a scooter with a seat when he was intercepted by two officers in a police vehicle. “They get out of the car and directly tell me that they are going to report me because my scooter does not have a license plate and has a saddle -which the affected person specifies that it is” to remove and to put “-, without letting me prove that the use I was giving it It is due to a medical requirement ”, he indicates in the complaint, in which he emphasizes that he has“ multiple documents ”that certify him by the Canary Islands Health Service.
Carlos LA states in the complaint that he was handed two proposals for sanctions of 200 and 650 euros “for pushing, not circulating, my scooter, which was damaged and I was about to take it to the mechanic.” In addition, the letter states that “it will present recordings of the moment, photographs and the entire clinical history.”
In the documentation sent to DIARIO DE AVISOS by the complainant, two medical reports from the Hospital de La Candelaria, from 2016 and 2017 are included, in which “cavus feet” are diagnosed and it is indicated that “the patient due to his foot problem it is a candidate for the use of electric vehicles for its movement ”.
The complainant told this newspaper that he suffers two handicaps, “accredited by four trauma doctors”, and indicated that he is “in the process of obtaining the handicap.”
Regarding the double sanction proposal, he commented that, when they notified him of the first one, “I smiled and told them that I was not satisfied, and one of them replied: ‘It will not be one, it will be two.” In addition, according to his version, the agents “did not let me accredit myself as a disabled person” and wanted to take away the electric vehicle. “I objected and told them that if they took him they would have to find me a wheelchair. So they gave up, ”he said.
The City Council of Arona indicated yesterday that the administrative procedures in progress, both that of the Local Police and that of the court, must go ahead.