The Police accuse the ultra agitator Vito Quiles of haranguing to break the security cordon and push an agent

The National Police report on the arrest of the ultra agitator Vito Zopellari Quiles states that the young man pushed an agent who was part of the security cordon established by the Police Intervention Unit, the last action he carried out before being arrested, they inform police sources.

Quiles would have rebuked the police officers while inducing those gathered to jump the police cordon. The concentration had not been communicated and the Police prevented the protesters from occupying the road. Zopellari Quiles, 23, was allegedly pushing other participants until he reached the first row, at which point, according to the Police, he pushed one of the agents who was trying to stop the attack.

The number of attendees at Monday’s protest was a thousand people, according to the Government Delegation. This was the first time that the Police had not cut off traffic in Ferraz since the daily protests began on November 6. The officers warned the protesters that they could not block the road. Quiles was placed at the disposal of the agents of the Provincial Information Brigade, at whose headquarters in Moratalaz he spent the night in custody.

Vito Zopellari Quiles has more than 180,000 followers on Last October he caused alarm by claiming that the Madrid Metro had hosted a jihadist attack. A Muslim man allegedly stabbed another citizen shouting ‘Allah is great’. In reality it was a robbery for a watch without any religious or political motivation. The young man retains his accreditation to work as a journalist in the Congress of Deputies.

Quiles had previously taken an active role in the demonstrations against the PSOE government agreement with Junts and the text of the amnesty law. In other unreported protests he acted as the leader, such as when he commanded the march from Ferraz to the Congress of Deputies along Gran Vía. together with Alvise Pérez and the owner of Desokupa, Daniel Esteve, on November 7.

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