The Mossos also arrested a person for homophobic insults against a subway worker
The Mossos d'Esquadra Five young people have been arrested in relation to a homophobic attack that occurred in the Barcelona metro the dawn of the past May 28. After going to court, the five detainees have been released and investigated, as reported by the Catalan police.
The events occurred in a train car. 1 line of the suburban at the station Marina A group of young people came up and began to spit and insult another group for their sexual orientation. The victims criticized their attitude and their response was to start beating one of the boys until he broke his nose.
On September 13 the agents of the investigation unit of the metropolitan transport security area arrested the alleged perpetrators of the events. His identification was achieved thanks to the viewing of security cameras and other evidence.
It has not been the only arrest related to a homophobic attack in the suburban. The Mossos They have also reported that they have arrested a person for having threatened a worker of the Barcelona metro with motivation LGTBIphobic.
The events occurred last month April. According to what the victim told the central hate and discrimination unit of the Mossos, the aggressor began to create altercations in the access area of a subway stop when he was riding his electric scooter.
The subway worker asked him to stop his behavior, to which the aggressor replied with homophobic insults and death threats while brandishing a switchblade knife.
As a result of the attack, the victim suffered psychological consequences for which she had to be on sick leave. The 19-year-old detainee was released with charges after appearing before the judge.
Last July, the Justice sentenced three and a half years in prison a man for the homophobic assault he perpetrated on a young man in the Barcelona metro in 2019. The metro's video surveillance cameras showed the defendant and another minor sentenced to probation measures get off the car and chase the victim until they pounced on him to hit him.