The Buenos Aires Government revealed this Sunday the reason why the City Police still cannot use the taser pistols, which returned with force to the debate after the crime of the Buenos Aires agent in Retiro.
, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta's chief of staff, argued that the national government appealed an amparo filed by the City last October, arguing that there is still a pandemic.
a piece of paper
," said Miguel, who currently took over the reins of the Ministry of Security on Marcelo D'Alessandro's license, revealing the judicial and bureaucratic plot that keeps us seeing the entry of tasers and their consequent use.
"More than 2 years ago, we started the entire bidding and awarding process for the purchase of the tasers, even for the use and import permits. And finally it got stuck with all the
of not unlocking it, logically," he summarized. the official.
Miguel gave details of the course.
"In October we initiated
, because in the face of each of our claims for that authorization to be resolved we had a
silence on the part of the National Government
, so we initiated a judicial amparo and a few weeks ago
it resulted in a sentence
that obliges the National Government in the period of
30 days to define
the import situation".
But what seemed like a way of resolution to unlock the entry of the guns, had another unforeseen delay: the
with arguments, at least, controversial.
"Now the National Government appealed to that decision, that is, it wants to continue without responding, and the most curious thing is that when one sees the arguments, it really is a piece of paper. It is arguing that it cannot respond to our request for reasons of
the pandemic that left him without face-to-face resources
to resolve this situation," Miguel complained, in dialogue with Radio Rivadavia.
And he attacked: “
It is almost a joke
, but it is in line with a philosophy that Kirchnerism has regarding security.
They are against the police and they are for criminals.
the position of Kirchnerism
The debate over the use of taser pistols returned to the scene after
the crime of Maribel Zalazar
on February 14.
The Buenos Aires police agent was working at the Retiro subway station on Line C when, in a confusing episode, a man took her service
weapon and fired two shots
that were fatal and another that injured a police employee. transport company.
Since then, voices of the opposition -from Patricia Bullrich to D'Alessandro himself, who broke his silence on leave, before the fact- returned to claim for the use of non-lethal weapons in the Security forces.
That claim once again had the support of Sergio Berni, the Buenos Aires Minister of Security who agrees with its use, contrary to what the majority of the Kirchnerist leadership seems to maintain.
News in development.
News in development.
Sergio Berni differed from Kirchnerism and asked for the Tasers: "They are not only necessary, but essential"
Tasers and other non-lethal weapons: what alternatives are there to the pistols used by the Police today?