The Socialist Party in Madrid (PSM-PSOE) has made an official complaint about violence that errupted during fiestas in Pozuelo de Alarcón last weekend. On Friday night 7 people were injured during the disturbances. It is believed that Neonazis were responsible. The PSM-PSOE has complained that the municipal authorities run by the People’s Party (PP) did not take sufficient measures to stop the aggression.
According to those hurt in the violence, a group of youths with skin heads went to an area where various political parties, including PSOE, had set up stalls and at around 11pm they attacked a young man without provocation.
A few hours later the group of skin heads returned and started a fight against people in the same area. It has been reported that bottles and chairs were used as missiles. One of the injured had to be taken to hospital. None of the agressors were detained.
The PSM-PSOE secretary, Ruth Porta, has condemned the acts of violence and has asked for a special session to be held in Pozuelo de Alarcón’s townhall, led by the PP, to look into what happended and to make sure that these events are not be repeated.