Venezuela: Victims of human rights violations during protests demand justice Carlos Villamizar - ill-treated by police
Carlos Eduardo Villamizar Guerrero, a 20-year-old student, was knocked to the ground, beaten and detained by members of the National Police on the 6th of October 2014. According to his statement, he was with a group of students on a public road. According to the Police and the Public Prosecution Service, he was blocking a road and was armed with a mortar (rocket launcher) when he was detained. Carlos Villamizar denies the allegation. The only evidence against him in the Public Prosecution Service files consists of the statement of the law enforcement officers who detained him.
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