The president of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC), Diosdado Cabello, said that in Chavism "we are totally against the use of torture, we condemn them".
Cabello offered an interview with Telesur's rapporteur, Madeleine García, who told her that what happened to Rafael Acosta Aréval (50) "deeply angered us". On 21 June, Acosta Arévalo was arrested by the Directorate-General for Military Counter-Intelligence (Dgcim), the police, where he was beaten all over the body, causing his death on June 28, according to an autopsy published in the Imitius Noticias.
"It has its own responsibility, but that it is a state policy, it is not, it excites us deeply and the responsible ones have to pay with justice," Cabello said. "In the investigation, it turned out that they hit this man, they manifested what we know is that he was violent and caught up in the capture, then he again became violent in the car and was hit by him again, from which the alleged injuries come, "He explained.
He explained that President Maduro was the first to order the investigation not to stop by the arrest of two officials of the Dgami, in order to investigate if they were protecting someone. "The president has consistently shown not only concern but also outrage," Diosdado Cabello revealed.