The leader of the Venezuelan Unitary Platform delegation, Gerardo Blyde, condemned the acquittal of the military man accused of murdering the student David Vallenilla in 2017 during the protests against Nicolás Maduro’s dictatorship.
Mr. Blyde demanded that justice be done for David Vallenilla and assured that the fact once again shows the need for an independent justice system in the country.
“We demand justice for David Vallenilla. This is an obvious example of the reasons why we need an independent justice system,” he said through his Twitter account.
This Monday, the 15th Court of Trial of the Caracas Metropolitan Area declared the acquittal of Sergeant Arli Cleiwi Méndez Terán (Av.), The person responsible for murdering the student David José Vallenilla, during a protest against Nicolás Mauro’s dictatorship in 2017, in the vicinity of the Generalissimo Francisco de Miranda Air Base, in La Carlota, Caracas.