Last December, the attorney general appointed by the former constituent, Tarek William Saab, reported that two Sebin officials were sentenced to five years and ten months in prison for the murder of Fernando Albán, who died in prison after falling from a tenth flat
The opposition demanded justice this Saturday, October 8, four years after the death of Councilman Fernando Albán, who was detained at the headquarters of the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (Sebin). Two officials of this organization were sentenced for this death.
The former deputy and member of the Primero Justicia (PJ) party Yajaira Forero indicated in a press release that it is necessary to present the Sebin chain of command before the authorities and justice, and not only “low-rank” officials.
“We demand that the Sebin chain of command also respond to the authorities and to justice. No one deserves to die like our brother Fernando Albán died on a day like today,” he said.
Four years after the assassination of Fernando Albal, no justice has been done, only two low-ranking SEBIN officials were convicted of manslaughter, and today they are free. We demand that the chain of command also render justice to him.#JusticeForAlban pic.twitter.com/Ww8LmCyo14
– Yajaira Forero (@YajairaForero) October 8, 2022
Likewise, Juan Guaidó, president of the National Assembly (AN) in 2015 and recognized as president in charge of Venezuela by a group of countries, recalled Albán’s death on his Twitter account, while demanding justice for the alleged victims of rape. of human rights.
Four years have passed since the assassination of Councilor Fernando Albán.
The dictatorship lied simulating a suicide to later admit that they killed him. That is why it is indicated for crimes against humanity both at the ICC and at the UN.
Justice for all victims! pic.twitter.com/QGbVgtGZRO
– Juan Guaidó (@jguaido) October 8, 2022
For his part, Julio Borges maintained that they will continue to accompany Albán’s relatives in “their fight for truth, justice and reparation. We know his suffering and how difficult it has been to recover from this irreparable loss ».
Last December, the attorney general appointed by the former constituent, Tarek William Saab, reported that two Sebin officials were sentenced to five years and ten months in prison for the murder of Albán, who died in prison after falling from a tenth floor .
Fernando Albán died on October 8, 2018 at the Sebin facilities in Caracas, where he was being held for allegedly being involved in an alleged drone attack against President Nicolás Maduro.
Saab explained that the officials were convicted of the crimes of manslaughter, breach of custody obligations, conspiracy and facilitation of aggravated escape.
In January 2019, former Venezuelan prosecutor Luisa Ortega Díaz went to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to denounce Albán’s death. Then, she assured that “it was a murder” and denounced the existence of “contradictions” in the stories that were later offered by government spokesmen and various ministers.
The councilman’s case is detailed in a report by the UN Independent International Mission.
With information from EFE