The head of the Court of Instruction number 4 of Madrid has ordered this Friday provisional prison communicated and without bail for the man arrested last Wednesday for retaining and gagging a minor in a leisure place in Carabanchel, as reported by the Superior Court of Justice de Madrid (TSJM) in a statement.
The court, acting as a detainee guard, has agreed to this measure after taking a statement from the man, who will be investigated for a crime of illegal detention, although this qualification is initial and could be modified as the corresponding investigation procedures are carried out in the framework of the judicial investigation.
The 36-year-old man was arrested by agents of the National Police after a 15-year-old girl alerted that she was being held against her will in a leisure area in Carabanchel, where she was located and released after being gagged by your captor.
The teenager took advantage of a carelessness of this man to contact the police services and provide the place where he was, although the information he provided was not correct. After more than an hour of searching by the agents, she was found in a basement, totally gagged with duct tape.
According to the testimonies collected, the two had met at a party a few days earlier. The man assured that the minor had allegedly stolen his belongings, for which he summoned her to the premises.
When the troops arrived, the music was turned at a high volume so that the girl’s cries for help could not be heard. In addition, the man was aggressive until he was arrested.
He wanted to kill her, according to the Police
The police officer who received the call from the young woman explained to laSexta how the events occurred and that the minor assured the agents that the aggressor wanted to “dismember her and throw her into a container.”
“We found the girl lying on the floor with a cable that surrounded her whole, from head to toe, including mouth, and on top of those duct tape cables. She was like a mermaid, with her hands between her knees and completely tied, unable to move ”. They have also detailed that he had a gag “so strong that he could not close his eyes.” The agents saw a saw and a knife on the ground and entered the moment he was tying it with duct tape.
This article originally appeared on The HuffPost and has been updated.