Assaulted by a girl on a regional train after asking her and a friend – both around 18 – to wear the mask. The protagonist of this misadventure was Giovanna Damonte, Councilor for the Environment and Public Education of the municipality of Arenzano, in the Genoese, which he even had to resort to hospital checks, while the railway police are investigating the identity of the two. According to theAnsa, the boy stated of have no protection, then accepted the mask that the commissioner gave him. Her friend, on the other hand, first offended the woman and then has it hit with slaps and punches. The agency reports that the girl finally got on a booster seat and ended the beating with some kick in the head, after which Damonte collapsed.
“Kicks and slaps, on a train, just for asking a girl to wear a mask, as required by law. An episode of unacceptable violence and to be strongly condemned, ”he wrote in a post on Facebook the Ligurian governor Giovanni All, while the president of the Transport Commission of the Chamber of Deputies, Raffaella Shirt of the Democratic Party, defined the episode “very serious and unacceptable “. “There violence and the barbarism that now characterizes the various phenomena of opposition caused by the application of the rules against Covid leave us dismayed. It is a drift that must be stopped as soon as possible by doing strictly respect the rules and identifying those responsible. Meanwhile, all our solidarity with Giovanna Damonte ”, he concludes.
The undersecretary to the Ministry of Labor and Social Policies, the League Tiziana Nisni, he recalled that “wearing a mask is a gesture of respect towards others as well as a safety and health unit to limit the spread of infections. I therefore want to express all my solidarity with the councilor Damonte, victim of this crazy reaction only for asking for respect for the rules and common sense “.