It was on November 29, then 10 people dressed in white overalls and masks, in the purest style of the series "The Paper House", the BancoEstado branch entered the Linares intimidating officials in what was a sham attack.
With firearms and threats with death, employees of the bank were held for more than an hour assuming everything was true, because nobody told them it was a sham attack.
"They did not inform the employees of the bank that there would be an exercise, she said they thought everything was true and they threatened them with death, with scribbling and brutal treatment. Two officials asked us for advice and we filed a complaint against those responsible for kidnapping and threats, "said the lawyer. Hugo Veloso.
The former mayor of Maule added: "they blame Carabineros for the bank, from Carabineros to the bank, while no one cares about having two officials psychiatric treatment and post-traumatic stress without wanting to go back to the bank. & # 39;
Claudia Sepúlveda is one of the complainers and related between sobbing that "they beat me, I was put on my knees and threatened with death. I do not know why they kept us that long without telling us, I am very bad and no one has given us an explanation. & # 39;
Also between tears, Lorena Trejos He told me that they were "lots of scribbles that scared me and I locked myself in the bathroom, I could look as good as possible and saw that a colleague was threatened with death by two people with arms on their back dressed in white and with masks I wore & # 39; this can not happen & # 39; ".
#Maule: Attorney Hugo Veloso has filed a lawsuit against those responsible for kidnapping and threats after a sham attack by @Carabdechile in branch I @BancoEstado #Linares @Cooperativa #CooperativaRegiones (photo @ambrosiofm) pic.twitter.com/AoBhVd0NkC
– Jaime Morales Amaya (@ MoralesAmaya) December 13, 2018
The version of Carabineros
Carabineros de Linares recognized that after the operation, Several bank officials expressed their annoyance at the lack of knowledge of the exercise and they informed through a statement that the necessary coordination had been carried out.
"After requesting the corresponding authorizations from that banking entity and after coordination with their representatives, they had to report the materialization of this activity to and report to the managers and employees of that company, with the day and the hour in which it was agreed to carry out the simulation ", according to the statement.
The note adds that "our institution's order warned the authorities and services of the municipality about the realization of this activityeven for the media to coordinate the knowledge and development of the simulation on the external front. "