Five of the six minors have been recognized for the sexual assault of an 11-year-old woman in a shopping mall in Badalona

The Mossos d’Esquadra have recognized 5 of the six minors for his or her alleged participation within the group sexual assault of an 11-year-old woman in a shopping mall in Badalona.

As confirmed to NIUS, two of the alleged attackers are over 14 years outdated, whereas the opposite three recognized will not be older than this age.

The occasions occurred in December 2022 when the adolescents groped a woman within the bathrooms of the Màgic buying heart within the Catalan municipality.

Following the grievance filed by the sufferer’s household, the Mossos d’Esquadra Minors unit opened an investigation and recognized 5 younger folks. Thus, the Prosecutor’s Office requested admission to a closed regime heart for the 2 over 14 years of age and the decide accepted the measure for one in all them.

On the opposite hand, the three minors underneath 14 years of age can’t be charged and the case was referred to the General Directorate for Child and Adolescent Care (DGAIA), which promotes the well-being of youngsters and adolescents at excessive threat of social marginalization with the target of contributing to their private growth. It additionally workouts the safety and guardianship of helpless kids and adolescents.

At the second they work on the care stage after what occurred and examine whether or not or not the younger folks “understood what they had been doing” and the repercussions it might have for the sufferer.

Concentration in assist of the minor

The Badalona City Council has convened this Wednesday, at 4:45 p.m., a rare and “pressing plenary session to reject and condemn” group sexual assault. An institutional declaration might be learn in the course of the plenary session.

❗️ The Town Hall is assembly at 4:45 p.m. in Plea Extraordinari to sentence the group sexual assault of a minor in #Badalona

📌 At 5:10 p.m., a focus has been referred to as to the Plaça de la Vila to indicate the assist of the citizenry to the sufferer
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– Badalona City Hall (@AjBadalona) March 8, 2023

For his half, the mayor of Badalona, ​​Rubén Guijarro, has described the occasion as “group rape” “In the face of such a reprehensible and tragic occasion, absolutely greater than a protocol fails and the investigation have to be continued in opposition to all of the culprits and people who have made minus the assertion or name to consideration of the minor”.

The Catalan consistory will seem as a personal prosecution and has convened at 5:10 p.m., within the Plaza de la Vila, a focus to indicate the assist of all residents for the sufferer.