Dr. Beatriz Hernández Ruiz, 29, died inside the galley of the municipal presidency of Progreso de Obregón, Hidalgo, where she was referred after state police detained her.
According to the reports, the graduate of the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) participated in a road accident, for which the officers, with the luxury of violence, apprehended her and transferred her without justifying the reason to her family.
A video that circulates on social networks shows Beatriz Hernández in bad shape. Around her there are at least two policemen and several witnesses. An officer holds her and places her hands on her face and neck to admit her to the patrol.
“It doesn’t matter, I’m doing my job.” Says the policewoman. Moments later a subject, who mentions that he tried to help her, approaches her to observe her condition. However, the doctor does not respond and is admitted to the official unit.
The weekly Process stated that 15 minutes before confirming Beatriz’s death, her father could see her and asked him to get her out of there.
Upon leaving the scene, he investigated the reasons for his transfer, but when she came back she was already lying on the floor, surrounded by municipal personnel who tried to practice first aid on the woman.
Through a statement, the Municipal Government of Progreso de Obregón indicated that Beatriz Hernández presented “physical characteristics attributable to substance use” and committed suicide within the primary detention area hanging “with an object around the neck.”
According to his version, the officials tried to act to avoid further injuries. She was transferred to the nearest hospital, where, upon arrival, it was reported that he no longer had vital signs.
“The Municipal Government extends its sincere condolences to the loss that occurred and ratifies its commitment to collaborate with the competent authorities to clarify the facts,” the official document reads.
In this sense, The Attorney General’s Office of the State of Hidalgo (PGJEH) will investigate this fact under the protocol of femicide, given the circumstances in which it was developed, the testimony of his father and the evidence they have had so far.
Through social networks, Emmanuel Aldo Hernández Ruiz, who identified himself as Beatriz’s brother, called for a protest with the state attorney’s office to demand justice for this event.
“We are about to leave for the Pachuca attorney’s office if someone likes to join our cause and cause of a femicide that concerns us all you’ll be welcome. BETY SISTER YOU ARE NOT ALONE ”, he wrote from his Facebook profile around 2:00 pm.
In addition, feminist collectives also joined the demonstrations and assured that there would be two demonstrations.
The first was at 7:00 p.m. this Thursday, from railings from Progreso to the municipal garden; and the second will take place this Friday, June 11, at 4:00 p.m., in front of the Municipal Palace of Progreso de Obregón.
For their part, users of social networks have kept the conversation about the death of the doctor alive. With the hashtag #JusticiaParaLaDraBety they send messages of solidarity and support for their relatives, as well as of repudiation against the authorities for the way in which they treated death as suicide.
It should be remembered that Obregón Progress It is the only one of the 84 municipalities of Hidalgo that is not integrated into the coordinated police command, which gives the demarcation complete freedom to place people who fail to comply with General Law of the Public Security System as police chiefs.
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