Uruguay: Scandal over inmate who denounced torture and sexual abuse in Montevideo jail

The Santiago Vázquez prison in Montevideo, better known as "Comcar", houses 750 inmates and has now gone viral because of the denunciation.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Uruguayan journalist Gabriel Pereyra used Twitter to report the case of an inmate who claims to have been tortured and sexually abused for 40 days in the Santiago Vázquez prison in Montevideo.

According to a thread on the social network, a 28-year-old man was kidnapped for 40 days by 5 prisoners, who held him captive and beat him with a nail board.

He was not fed and as a result of the constant beatings, he has a dislocated hip. It was not known at the time if there was a court investigation, but . . .

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