The mayor of a small Bolivian the city has been dragged throughout the streets all over violent protests towards the rustic’s president.
Patricia Arce Guzman, of the Al Socialismo Motion (MAS), was once bodily got rid of from her place of work in Vinto and compelled to stroll barefoot, in step with native information reviews.
She stated that the protesters had crushed her, lower her hair and thrown crimson paint over her.
They accused her of bussing in supporters of the president so to destroy a blockade that they had arrange.
After a number of hours she was once passed over to police, who took her to a neighborhood well being centre.
Vinto is in Cochabamba province in central Bolivia and it’s been the scene of protests like many different Bolivian centres following the presidential election on 20 October.
Incumbent Evo Morales declared himself the winner however his celebration has been accused of vote casting fraud.
The leftist chief additionally refused to just accept the result of a 2016 referendum which might have restricted presidential phrases. It was once best after a choice via the rustic’s most sensible electoral court docket that he was once allowed to hunt a fourth time period.
3 folks were killed within the ensuing protests.
The latest, 20-year-old scholar Limbert Guzman, died within the town of Cochabamba after clashes between supporters and critics of the president.
About 90 folks were injured.
The United Countries has referred to as for “discussion and peace”, with its place of work within the nation including: “Not anything justifies clashes between Bolivians, and the demise of electorate is unconceivable.”