4 December, 2023
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November 26, 2023.

Santo Domingo, DR. – The General Directorate of Migration (DGM) clarified the
circumstance in which an agent of the institution and an Afro-Dominican national
were injured after confrontations during an interdiction operation
immigration that took place on Privada Avenue, corner of Rómulo Bentancour,
in the National District.

The preliminary report of the case states that citizen José Antonio Medina was
was on board a motorcycle at the time the operation was being carried out,
was ordered to be detained by immigration interdiction agents who, resisting
During the search, he took out a screwdriver with which he attacked agent Bayron Pérez Suarez,
causing an injury to his left arm.

Faced with this situation, the agent tried to calm down and block the following attempts to
continue the aggression and it is in that circumstance that he caused a bleed in the nose of
José Antonio Medina; In addition, in the middle of the brawl, the aggressor hit him with a stone
to the agent, a situation in which a soldier who was passing through the area had to intervene.
in order to calm the mishap, taking advantage of the aggressor to flee.

The incident occurred on the 16th of the current month, on Privada Avenue, corner
Rómulo Bentancour, in the National District.

Through the General Directorate of Communications, in a press release, the
institution reported that the incident is being investigated to establish the real
circumstances about what happened.

By: Communications Department.