In Chile condemned to 79 agents of the dictatorship of Pinochet

In Chile condemned to 79 agents of the dictatorship of Pinochet -

In a first instance decision, the judge Hernán Crisosto this morning sentenced to 13 years in prison six senior officers of the National Intelligence Directorate (DINA) for the arrest and disappearance of Pedro Poblete Córdoba , a member of the Revolutionary Left Movement (MIR), in July 1974.

Other 39 former agents were sentenced to ten years imprisonment, while 45 received a sentence of four years in prison as an accomplice.

Among those convicted is the former head of DINA Manuel Contreras, convicted of more than one dozen trials for violations of human rights, which has more than 400 years in prison.

the list of convicts also includes General Cesar Manriquez Bravo and brigadier Miguel Krassnoff Marchenko, while Demosthenes Cardenas Saavedra was acquitted by not accrediting their participation in the event.

Pedro Poblete Córdoba, 27 and a member of MIR, was arrested by DINA agents in the center of Santiago on July 19, 1974 and brought to the center of torture and extermination "London 38" before being transferred to the prison camp "Cuatro Alamos" where his trail was lost.

in 1975, the name of Poblete Córdoba appeared among the 119 names of opponents the dictatorship, most of the MIR, which the apocryphal publication Lea, published only once in Argentina and O novo Dia, published in Brazil, had been killed in internal purges of leftist group.

"exterminated like rats ", published Chilean media related to the dictatorship that collected this version then found that it was a setup.

Source: Telam

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