The Attorney General of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Taek William Saab reported that the Public Ministry issued a summons on behalf of citizen José Rafael Briceño Pulido, to appear this Tuesday, May 4, as an aggressor and render a statement on to the investigation that has been initiated for the alleged commission of crimes of public offense for gender reasons, foreseen and sanctioned in article 53 of the Organic Law on the Right of Women to a Life Free of Violence and public instigation, such as established in article 285 of the Penal Code.
The highest representative of the Public Ministry, through his official account of the Social network Twitter @TarekWilliamSaab, wrote: “#COTATION The @MinPublicoVE has summoned José Rafel Briceño Pulido this Tuesday # 4M as a result of the # investigation initiated by the alleged commission of crimes of public #offense for reasons of gender and public instigation: because of their repeated #offenses against Venezuelan women ”.
In another tweet, he highlighted that "his #jokes and #demeaning attacks against the female gender (misogynist and depraved) where he instigates the supply of drugs to women without their consent as a macho form of revenge: they do not represent the #gentilicio of being Venezuelan."
Article 285 of the Penal Code establishes that “whoever instigates disobedience of the laws or hatred among its inhabitants or makes apology for facts that the law provides as crimes, in a way that endangers public tranquility, will be punished with imprisonment of three years to six years ”.
Meanwhile, the Organic Law on the Right of Women to a Life Free of Violence, in its article 53, contemplates that “the communication professional or that without being one, exercises any trade related to that discipline, and in the Exercise of that trade or occupation, offense, insult, denigrate a woman for gender reasons through the media, must compensate the woman victim of violence with the payment of a sum of not less than two hundred (200 UT) or greater than five hundred tax units (500 TU) and make their apologies public by the same means used to make the offense and with the same extension of time and space ”.