“I’m not a violent person. They didn’t want to tell me what they were injecting into me ”. Paul, 50, explains a The Republic the origin ofaggression which took place between 9 and 10 October al Umberto I Polyclinic in Rome, following the No Green pass event on Saturday. The toll of the night of violence in the hospital was three nurses and two injured policemen.
The man claims to have been hit by the police in Largo Chigi around 11.30 pm. He would have asked the agents to “open the barriers and let us through”, but they would have thrown him to the ground and when they saw that he was no longer moving they called an ambulance. The images in the possession of the Forensics, however, tell of “provocative behavior” and “resistance”.
Paul has one wife and three children and on Saturday he was in the square with them. He says that in the ambulance he was injected with a liquid and that he would have asked in vain for information on that substance. “In the hospital – he adds – they locked me in a video surveillance room, they mocked me and took me to kicks. They refused to visit me just because I didn’t want to undergo the swab and I asked for a serological test ”. The man claims to have proof of what he says. The nurses of the Polyclinic, however, said that “he refused to give his personal details and to be treated. He was escorted to the isolation room by Covid and immediately began to rant against anyone who tried to approach him. He filmed everything with his cell phone, he cursed health care ”. One of the nurses says she was attacked.
The man says he is not a political militant but only a uncensored unemployed. He was the owner of a transport company that closed at the turn of the Covid emergency, he lives in the province of Viterbo but is originally from Agrigento. After his hospitalization about thirty participants in the event, probably his friends, have stormed the emergency room to reach it. On the door of the triage of the emergency room you can see the marks of the kicks thrown by the activists. Around 5 in the morning on Mobile department intervened on the spot managed to put an end to the aggression.
The man was identified and reported for injuries, resistance to a public official and refusal to provide personal details.