The Provincial Prosecutor’s Office of Madrid has initiated some investigative proceedings in relation to the chants of racist overtones that were heard both outside and inside the Metropolitan Civitas against a Real Madrid player last Sunday, September 18, in the football match between Atlético de Madrid and Real Madrid.
In the investigative proceedings, opened as a result of a complaint filed by the Movement against Intolerance, The Prosecutor’s Office calls on the Police to analyze the recordings of these events in order to identify the people who used racist insults and, where appropriate, inform them of whether these people have any kind of relationship with violent groups or extremist ideological movements. or if, also, they were identified in another series of incidents or infractions of a similar nature.
At the same time, asks the Police to verify if more episodes of racist overtones against a certain Real Madrid player were repeated inside the stadium. Likewise, it requests information from the security services of Atlético de Madrid that could help clarify the facts, as well as the arbitration record of the match.
In principle, the Prosecutor’s Office tries to determine if a crime related to the exercise of fundamental rights and public freedoms has been committed.