The Minister of Inner Affairs admitted that he made “errors of time and analysis” within the case of the dying of the Ukrainian citizen and bolstered that the previous director of SEF was not concerned within the felony and disciplinary proceedings.
In an interview with Rádio Renascença and Público newspaper, the Minister of Inner Administration (MAI) explains the define of the case of the dying of Ihor Homeniuk to the guard of the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) at Lisbon airport in March, and feedback on repercussions case, together with safety forces restructuring plan.
The minister highlighted, when requested concerning the time it took to fail to acknowledge analysis errors or response time, the significance of all the things being achieved in a “very particular time”, in a state of emergency.
“I make errors in each time and analysis. However within the context of what was attainable to face the tragedy with which we have been confronted, the important was achieved on the thirtieth [de março]. May the woman director of SEF have ceased her duties on the time? Clearly it may. However neither the felony course of nor the disciplinary course of entails it ”, he harassed.
“I used the expression ‘punch within the abdomen’ and had a direct response. When what was a declaration of pure dying, furthermore, based mostly on a medical declaration, involves be verified by the post-mortem report, which was solely communicated to DIAP on March 29, which was not so. This decided all of the distinction ”, he harassed.
Requested why he didn’t dismiss former director Cristina Gatões [que se demitiu na semana passada], the minister drew consideration to a press release from the Judiciary Police that claims the arrests have been made in full collaboration with SEF.
Within the interview, Eduardo Cabrita once more mentioned that the statements made by the nationwide director of the PSP, Magina da Silva, to journalists, on the finish of a gathering with the President of the Republic on the restructuring of SEF “can’t be repeated”.
“I known as the nationwide director the subsequent day. And in particular person we clarified what there was to make clear. It is price what it is price. Chief Superintendent Magina da Silva has a outstanding operational capability demonstrated all through his life and because of this he’s now the nationwide director of PSP. Naturally, he lacks political expertise. I do know from expertise that there are dangers for which I should be higher ready than the nationwide director, ”he mentioned.
“It was a mistake for the nationwide director of the PSP to talk in that method, however he’ll stay in workplace”, he harassed.
Requested whether or not he thought-about resigning through the course of, Eduardo Cabrita mentioned that the one day that this query may have been requested would have been on March 30, however that it might not make sense because the coordinator of the state of emergency response, to desert the fight.
Within the interview, Eduardo Cabrita harassed once more that the restructuring of SEF doesn’t foresee its extinction or merger.
“No one talked about SEF’s extinction, no one talked about mergers. What’s clearly mentioned – and I discuss with the Authorities’s program, which is a clarifier of what was mentioned earlier than November 2019 and clearly earlier than March 2020 – is the clear natural separation between police and administrative capabilities. And with regard to police capabilities, it implies a redefinition of the framework for his or her train, the management of air, land and sea borders, felony investigation resembling trafficking in human beings or assist to unlawful immigration, among the many 4 felony police our bodies working on this space: SEF , PSP, GNR and PJ ”, he harassed.
The minister harassed that the restructuring could have implications for the PSP, GNR and PJ.
Within the interview and when requested why solely this week he despatched the medical file that licensed the dying of the Ukrainian citizen to the Ordem dos Médicos, Eduardo Cabrita mentioned that the query should be the opposite method round.
“It is asking the President, since everybody has identified all the things since April. Because the starting of April, it was identified that there had been – regardless of if verification or certificates, it’s irrelevant. Probably the most severe factor right here is that the certificates on the twelfth says one factor and the post-mortem report that was despatched to DIAP on the twenty ninth says one other, sadly far more severe and completely totally different ”, he mentioned.
Eduardo Cabrita justified that the Ordem dos Médicos is a public entity, with its personal obligations and that the IGAI has no disciplinary competence over docs and nurses.