The Andalusian Well being Service (SAS) has attended 65 doable circumstances of individuals falling victims to Drug-facilitated Sexual Assault (DFSA) or date-rape (mind-altering) medication as much as yesterday.
Sixty one of many victims have been ladies however 4 have been males with the assaults occuring in all of the the area’s provinces, apart from Jaén.
Most circumstances have been in Cádiz the place there have been 30 reported circumstances, adopted by Huelva with ten, Sevilla with eight; Málaga with seven, Córdoba and Granada with 4 every, and Almeria with two reported circumstances.
The MP for Salud y Consumo, Catalina García, defined that they’re engaged on a brand new protocol to fight this spate of assaults (that are occuring proper throughout the nation and never solely in Andalucía) however that they should work on the coordination with the Federación de empresarios de Ocio Nocturno (nightlife sector) to roll it out.
Throughout an interview on Canal Sur Radio, she stated that the issue could be very worrying, saying that the culprits should know firstly that they’re committing a prison offence and secondly, that there’s a threat of transmitting infections by way of the syringe needles used.
The assaults happen on crowded dance flooring or on outdoors pub terraces.
Editorial remark: these 65 circumstances are solely those which were reported by the victims however many younger ladies uncover the mark left by the injection the following day and don’t report it, in all probability pondering that it was an insect chew.