Saturday, November 29, 2014

No Federal Charges Filed Against UNAM Mexican Activist Student

Student was kidnapped by Federal Police without a warrant near a college in Mexico, D.F. and the dramatic scene captured on cell phone video by witness.

By H. Nelson Goodson
November 29, 2014

Mexico, D.F. - On Saturday, Sandino Bucio Dovalí, 25, a philosophy and letters major and university student poet at UNAM was freed around 2:30 a.m. after alleged Federal Police officers dressed as civilians wearing black t-shirts identifying them as police kidnapped him on Friday just after 5:05 p.m. without a federal warrant. Dovalí told media outlets shortly after his release, that he was walking from the university campus when he was kidnapped by Federal Police. They beat him, drove him around the historic district for several hours, threaten to killed him as the 43 Ayotzinapa students and would be sexually violated, a gun was pointed at his head and was dragged outside a vehicle when he was taken against his will, according to Dovalí.
Dovalí was taken to the Federal Ministry building and interrogated by the Federal Attorney General's Office of Organized Crime Bureau (SEIDO), but was released and no charges will be filed against Dovalí. Dovalí who is a member of a student movement #YoSoy132 was picked up and accused of carrying explosives in his back pack. No explosives were found, according to SEIDO.
The corrupt feds attempted to get Dovalí to reveal his passwords for his Facebook and social network sites. They tried to get Dovalí to provide names of other students involved in the student movement calling for Mexican President Enrigue Nieto Peña to resign and for the 43 Ayotzinapa missing students to be located alive.
Dovalí says, that other students have been picked up by the feds in previous days and accused of false charges. The feds told him, that they had orders to pick up other students as well.
The Mexican feds believe that the missing 43 Ayotzinapa students were massacre by Iguala, Cocula municipal police, including the Guerreros Unidos (a criminal organization) and then their bodies burned and ashes placed in garbage bags, which were discarded in a nearby river by Cocula in the state of Guerrero.
The Office of the Federal Commissioner for Security from the Secretary of Governance (Segob) announced on Saturday that the Federal Police officers that arrested Dovalí on Friday has been temperarily suspended after an internal investigation into whether they legally followed protocol in detaining Dovalí was initiated. The suspension of the federal officers followed after video surfaced showing an alleged unlawful arrest of Dovalí who was forced into an unmarked vehicle.
Segob says, all federal officers are expected to follow laws in detaining a suspect and should not violate the suspect's rights. It will also provide transparency of the outcome of the internal investigation it had launched involving Dovalí's arrest, the Segob announced.
Multiple photos showing Dovalí participating on the November 20 melee at the Zócalo have surfaced, but the photos are questionable and one is showing Swiss flags in the background. Dovalí was released after being arrested without facing any charges pertaining to the November 20 demonstrations and melee at the national palace.

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