Tuesday, May 17

The judge sends former boxer Poli Díaz to provisional prison for an alleged crime of gender violence

The Court of violence against women Number 2 of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has agreed to enter into provisional prison communicated and without bail the ex-boxer Poli Díaz as the alleged perpetrator of a crime of abuse in the family environment and another of habitual abuse of his partner . Likewise, he has issued a protection order in favor of the woman, prohibiting the former European champion from communicating with her by any means. For now, the proceedings continue to be processed as preliminary proceedings.

The Court of Violence against women of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will investigate the ex-boxer Poli Díaz

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The Superior Court of Justice of the Canary Islands reported this Thursday that the investigated, arrested on Wednesday for beating his partner, refused to testify before the judge, something that the alleged victim and several witnesses did. According to the coroner, the injuries suffered by the woman could be compatible with mistreatment.

Neighbors alerted 091

The National Police arrested Poli Díaz this Wednesday in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, after a patrol went to Zárate, the neighborhood where he has lived for a long time, alerted by neighbors, who warned 091 that they heard blows and a loud discussion in the house.

A witness to the events informed the police that she had seen the former athlete’s partner go out naked on the street, shouting that her partner had hit her.

The patrol that went to the scene could prove that the woman had bruises and that she was still bleeding from her lips. Quickly, the agents managed to locate the boxer around the house, and he was detained without resisting. At the same time, the woman was transferred to the Hospital Insular de Gran Canaria to receive health care and the injuries could be documented.

This is the second time that Poli Díaz has been arrested in recent months. On May 4, he was arrested when he went to renew his DNI when a request in force issued by the Criminal Court number 30 of Madrid weighing on him for a crime of injuries. Díaz spent about a month in Salto del Negro prison, and was released in early June.