The Abigail’s ex-boyfriendthe 34-year-old woman who died last Friday after being stabbed on a street in Santa Cruz of Tenerife Y alleged perpetrator of the sexist crime will go to court this Monday, according to the Superior Court of Justice of the Canary Islands.
The woman was stabbed in the Ramón y Cajal Prolongation, shortly before three in the afternoon, in front of a very crowded supermarket at that time, and the alleged murderer, who fled the scene, was arrested two hours later by police officers. National Police and the Local policewithout putting up any resistance. Thanks to the information provided by several witnesses to the events, the alleged murderer fled the scene in a vehicle that was located in the Chamberí neighborhood. Apparently, the man had taken refuge in his home, where he was arrested.
The woman did not die on the spot, she was treated at the scene by police personnel. Canary Emergency Service and by a doctor and a nurse from the Doctor Guigou Health Centervery close to the place, and moved to the Candelaria Hospitalwhere he died shortly after.
The Government Delegation against Gender Violence is collecting data on the murder of this woman for alleged gender violence. If confirmed, the number of women killed by gender violence would rise to 26 in 2022 and 1,156 since 2003, according to government data. The Minister of Equality, Irene Montero, pointed out in a message on Twitter that “we can all do something against gender violence” and asked that “the commitment of institutions and society” against gender violence “must be absolute ”.
Also, both the City Hall of Santa Cruz such as The lagoon They called a minute of silence yesterday to show their rejection.
From the strongest condemnation, all members of the Santa Cruz City Council observed a respectful minute of silence in memory of and rejection of the death of the 34-year-old woman, since the Government Delegation against Gender Violence has confirmed this. , indicated the Consistory in a note, and expressed the solidarity of the municipality with the family and people close to the victim.
From La Laguna, the councilors of the City Council also showed with that minute of silence “Your rejection of this murder and we have to continue advancing and fighting as a society to end this scourge that continues to be suffered”affirmed the first deputy mayor, Rubens Ascanio.
The Cabildo also condemned the event yesterday, and called a rally for tomorrow. The Island Corporation insisted on the need to make citizens aware that this is a permanent struggle, which involves educating people to respect human rights and to live free of machismo. In addition, they indicated that, according to the information available, there is no evidence that the victim went to the specialized services of the Cabildo.
For his part, the president of the Canarian Government, Ángel Víctor Torres, also condemned the murder and conveyed his sorrow to the woman’s family and friends. “The Canary Islands cannot take a single step back in the fight against machismo. A reality that we cannot ignore and that hits us once again with this cruel news, “he said on his social networks.
For Bermúdez, “there are enough indications to show that it is an act of sexist violence and enough reasons to be here today.”
CASES OF SEXIST VIOLENCE IN SPAIN
If this murder is officially confirmed as sexist violence, there will be 26 women killed by gender violence in 2022 in Spain and 1,156 since 2003.
The 016 serves all victims of sexist violence 24 hours a day and in 52 different languages, as does the [email protected] email; Attention is also provided through WhatsApp through the number 600000016, and minors can contact the ANAR Foundation telephone number 900 20 20 10.
In an emergency situation, you can call 112 or the telephone numbers of the National Police (091) and the Civil Guard (062), and if you cannot call, you can use the ALERTCOPS application, from which information is sent. an alert signal to the Police with geolocation.