The first protest in front of a post office, where according to a reconstruction the intervention of the Carabinieri had been requested after two users had refused to wear the mask correctly inside the premises. Then the refusal to show the documents. Ugo Rossi, candidate for mayor of Trieste for the 3V Movement, for outrage and resistance to a public official and aggravated injuries. Rossi shared the moments of the protest, immediately prior to arrest, on his Facebook profile: the candidate of the 3V Movement intervenes in front of the post office in support of the two users who refused to wear the mask correctly, carrying a megaphone. With the camera still facing him, Rossi recounts those moments, speaking of “two police patrols and four of the Carabinieri” because “one person did not have a ‘muzzle’, that is, he had it but lowered it because he could not breathe”. To call the police, according to Rossi, the same “director” of the post office. In the long video, Rossi urges citizens to “raise their heads”, stressing that “when I win the elections” the police will have to “obey my orders“. Then there are moments of excitement: the military ask the candidate for identification documents and he refuses to give them several times, however declaring his personal details verbally. The video ends with Rossi grounded by the police.
It is in another video, published on the Facebook page “To live or to survive” that you can see the rest of the operation: the candidate is loaded with difficulty into a car and taken to the barracks in via Hermet. In the physical clash, two carabinieri were injured and were transported to the emergency room in Cattinara. Rossi himself, after the usual formalities in the barracks, accused an illness and was taken to the hospital in Cattinara. House arrest has been ordered for him.
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