Police will investigate post man who used handmade weapon to suggest 'gay cure’

Civil Police said should forward the case to the competent police station.
14/04/2018 14h47 - Updated 14/04/2018 14h47
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after controversy, the prosecution of Acre (MP-AC) asked, this Wednesday (11), the Civilian Police initiate an inquiry into the case of the temporary server Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) who made a Facebook post suggesting the "gay cure".

The man said he had hacked the account and used by someone else. He said he has not received any notification of the investigation. in posting, the server used a picture of a baseball bat with barbed wire, similar to “Lucille”, Deny 'weapon, villain of the series The Walking Dead. The IBGE repudiated the publication.

The agency issued a statement on the official Facebook page and confirmed that the server was part of the IBGE's temporary servers table, but it had been shut down since the last day 4 of February.

The MP-AC states that to be discharged practice incitement to violence and racism by homophobic publication made on social networks. The Secretary of Civil Police, Carlos Flavio Portela, He said he did not know say whether the body has been notified. But he said it has yet to open an investigation and manifest only after completion of the investigation.

"In this case we refer to the competent police station and do the follow-up investigations. If you already have submitted evidence we progress, if not we will produce the evidence necessary in order to investigate the case and give an answer ", Explain.

In the letter sent to the Civil Police, the promoter of Justice Patricia Rego explains that the server can be framed in racist crime according to the law No. 7.716/1989, that defines how race hate crime or color, typifying a crime discrimination against the people of Lesbian, Gays, bisexual, Transvestites and Transsexuals (LGBT).

The prosecutor says the warrant criminalization of Article 5 of the Constitution covers the criminalization of homophobic and transphobic behavior.

The server said it was not notified, but that comes with the case. He pointed out that registered a police report to find out how it has been used and also to investigate the threats he received a message on Facebook.

"Unfortunately such a lie just messing people's names. I am following and am available for any clarification. I never did the posting and I hope it is proven ", defends.


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