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Spain: Video footage of assaults by security guards working on the Madrid subway triggers criminal investigation

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25 April 2008

Madrid Metro apologises for keeping assaults secret [Spain]

Author: Expatica

Punched, kicked, insulted. That is the treatment at least four people received from security guards working on the Madrid subway lines in a shocking case of abuse of authority, which has triggered a criminal investigation...The assaults became public…after El Pais obtained video footage of the attacks apparently filmed by the guards themselves. Metro de Madrid - the company that operates the city's subway system - and the private security firms the company hire have admitted knowledge of the assaults…Three of…[the videos] involve guards of Prosegur, while one shows a person in a Casesa uniform, another private security company.

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Author: El País, El Mundo [España]

Compilación de artículos y videos sobre presuntos abusos perpetrados por guardias de empresas privadas de seguridad en el metro de Madrid [Incluye alegaciones contra Prosegur, Casesa y Falcon Seguridad, y declaraciones de estas empresas.]

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