The afternoon of this Monday, the General Director of Carabineros, Hermes SotoHe went to the Human Rights Committee of the Senate to answer parliamentary questions about the police operation that last November 14 cost the lives of Camilo Catrellanca.
On the occasion, Soto Isha received questions from the five senators who make this case. Many of them, not only to this case, but also to those Operation of the institution in the area of La Araucanía.
"In the forest issue, I have said it now and I have repeated it to the Korma 20 years, Figure of Carabineros guarding the forest lands I do not like it. Because Carabineros is to protect order and public safety and not to take care of forest lands, "the Olejandro Navarro was elected.
"The same thing we did with the banks, when the aft of the ATMs began." Banks have to take more permanent security measures and do not have Carabineros in custody, because they have to pay for their security, "added the legislator , Concluding his speech, to be later replicated by the general director.
Hermes Soto, in this regard, regretted that "Protection measures in forestry are always there, Assigned by the respective prosecutor's office or the respective site, according to the requirements or requests made by forestry companies, or forestry agencies, and we have a legal obligation to determine, establish and operate it. We can not refuse. "
"We are very against the amount Of measures that are set out to us because it carries more carabiner, vehicles and resources. We think it would be ideal not to have them, But as courts or prosecutors tell us that the measures should be met, we have a legal obligation to do so. We have no choice but to comply with what is available in the courts.
Later, the President of Carabineros expressed the retirement of civilian employees of the territorial conflict zone.
"We can not get out of there because we do not have other carbinos that can cover those factions. Do not forget that we have more than 300 protective measures to cover day by day Only 1,000 carbinaires invade us into it. It is impossible to say from one day to the next, "We want to get that it comes from it" because it would be a bigger problem, "he said.