After a gas cylinder wrapped in a black cover was found on the morning of Wednesday, August 17, in the vicinity of the Model Barracks and this generated an alert of an alleged attack against the police building, municipal personnel have been carrying out a control since last night. of the public space.
As a result of this, an abandoned car outside said building was removed on Thursday 18 by uniformed officers from the Traffic and Mobility Agency (ATM).
A man with a history of murder and robbery who wears an electronic shackle, the new detainee for an attack with explosives in the Cristo del Consuelo sector
General Luis Lalama, Director of Operations of the transit entity, maintained that uniforms will be permanently available to prevent suspicious cars from being parked, such as the one that was withdrawn this morning.
“The vehicle we removed has been abandoned for two days. We will be in place permanently to prevent these cases from occurring, “explained the official.
The National Police and the Corporation for Citizen Security of Guayaquil (CSCG) agreed, on Wednesday afternoon, that the agents of the Metropolitan Control Body (Cuacme) permanently control the public space in the sector, explained Commander Jaime Dávalos.
“Around a dozen agents will be on site to avoid the presence of informal vendors and suspicious people who are in the Model Barracks, in order to prevent actions that threaten security,” he added.
To this is added the constant monitoring carried out by the CSCG from the operating room, through the cameras of the eagle eyes system.
Four arrested after attack with explosives on a house in La Floresta, south of Guayaquil
Wednesday morning, following the arrest of a man known by the alias Purple, who, according to the Police, admitted having participated in the explosion the previous Sunday at the Cristo del Consuelo, it transpired that he was planning an attack with explosives against the Model Barracks.
This situation was consulted to Víctor Zárate, police commander of Zone 8 (Guayaquil, Durán and Samborondón), in a press conference, but the police chief said he was unaware of it. (YO)