A man of 33 years was arrested on Wednesday (17), in the New Town neighborhood, North Zone of Manaus, after being denounced by masturbating in public roads. According to the Civil Police, the suspect approached the victims on the street with a vehicle and offered ride. Upon receiving a negative response, o suspeito exibia o órgão genital para mulheres. Esta foi a primeira prisão por crime de importunação sexual registrada no Amazonas.
As the delegate Jeff David Mac Donald, holder of the 6th District Integrated Police (DIP), one case was still early on Wednesday (17). The victim, a woman 31 years, She reported the case.
"Despite feeling extremely nervous and embarrassed, the victim came to us to formalize the occurrence. She informed us that she was walking down the street Carlos Alcantara, in the New Town neighborhood, North Zone, when it was approached by the individual ", disse Mac Donald.
According to the Civil Police, the victim reported that the suspect drove a goal model car, In the black color. The man approached and asked if the woman wanted to ride. Upon receiving the negative response, the suspect showed off his genitals to the woman and began to masturbate in public roads. The victim wrote down the plate of the vehicle and went to the police unit report the matter.
“In possession of the data reported by women, we were able to locate the address of the house where he lives. Immediately thereafter, we move to the residence of Alexander, located on the street Francisco Amorim, old street Maioruna, New Town neighborhood, where he was arrested. Led to the police station to provide information, the man was recognized by the victim”, He informed the delegate.
In addition to this case, other three victims attended the police station building, on the morning of Wednesday (17). All showed the suspect as the author of other instances of sexual harassment. Second or delegate, during testimony, the victims claimed that the man always acted the same way.
“He approached women and asked if they knew inform any address or desired ride. At the time of approach, victims noticed that the man had his genitals out of the garment. He insisted that they enter the vehicle he was driving”, he argued.
The suspect was apprehended in the act of sexual harassment. At the end of the procedures applicable in the police unit, it will be forwarded to the Custody Hearing in Henoch Minister Forum da Silva Reis, San Francisco neighborhood, Zona sul.
To her 13.718/18, which provides for the disclosure of harassment and rape as crimes scenes, It was passed on 24 September this year, by the Presidency of the Republic. And it was based, the project (PL 5452/16) Senator written by Vanessa Grazziotin (PCdoB-AM), approved by the House of Representatives in March.
Sexual harassment of crime is characterized by performing lewd acts in the presence of someone without their consent. The most common case is harassment suffered by women in public transport means, as bus and subway. Before, it was considered just a misdemeanor, a fine of. Now, who practice it may pick up 1 a 5 years in prison.