The controversial candidacy of Félix Salgado Macedonio to the governorship of Guerrero by Morena continues to give public opinion something to talk about, since the rape accusation filed against him in 2017 puts the profile of the licensed senator at the center of a very broad debate.
The existence of the investigation against the morenista legislator is not new, in fact there was a Demonstration of feminist women outside the official building of the National Regeneration Movement (Morena) in Mexico City, where they pointed out the alleged responsibility of Salgado Macedonio in the charges against him; However, Mario Delgado, party president, decided to put him as a virtual candidate to govern one of the entities hardest hit by violence in Mexico.
The case has gained notoriety over time and, little by little, different media have subscribed to the public debate of the pre-candidacy, where another figure appeared as a possible candidate: Amílcar Sandoval Ballesteros.
Regarding the judicial investigation, this Wednesday, January 6, the journalist Julio Hernandez Lopez, through its Julio Astillero portal published part of the pages that make up the complete file in which the politician is indicated of having committed the crime of intentional rape, which documents the victim’s testimony, as well as photographs and medical observations that testify to a series of physical injuries generated by sexual assaults.
According to the victim, who is identified in the file as JDC, the first time it was allegedly sexually abused by Salgado Macedonio on May 20, 2016, when the current licensed senator invited her to his home to deliver a donation to the foundation he supported. This because the woman worked in a foundation that helped animals and the politician was going to give her croquettes.
Upon arriving at the home, she was received by an employee named Fifth, who offered him a drink that caused discomfort, dizziness and, finally, loss of consciousness.
When she woke up, she was lying on a bed in a bedroom on the upper floor of the house, where she noticed that her clothes were out of place. At his side was allegedly Felix Salgadom who told him “Everything will be fine little girl”. In a panic, the woman fled the house.
Shortly after what happened, JDC received a call from the licensed senator, who assured him that he had compromising videos and photos. To prove it, he sent one of them and sent her to call his office the next day, where he would again abuse her, under the threat that he would accuse her with her husband who, according to their testimonies, is related to the current governor from Guerrero, Héctor Astudillo.
In another encounter, the victim recounted that she was forced to perform oral sex on her and that when she refused, she was beaten. “He grabbed a belt and started beating me and raping me repeatedly”, narrates the text. It is also narrated that the situation against JDC remained that way for several months until she was fired, as she already resisted the abuses. Then she filed the complaint and was threatened by the morenista. “He threatened me, telling me that he would harm my family and my husband, even if I left him he would be able to kill me because I was already his and that they would not do anything to him because of the power he has”.
This narrative intensifies the context of the nomination of the licensed senator, since some supporters of Morena such as The Mijis O John AckermanThey had pointed out that Salgado Macedonio is not the best profile of the party.
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