Former Civil Guard general Rodríguez Galindo dies of covid


The former general of the Civil Guard Enrique Rodriguez Galindo, who was a prominent command in the fight against ETA and condemned for GAL state terrorism, He died this Saturday at 81 years of age because of the coronavirus, according to sources in his environment.

Rodriguez Galindo He had been admitted to a hospital since February 2 in an intensive care unit due to the pulmonary involvement he suffered.

The Supreme Court sentenced Rodríguez Galindo to 75 years in prison in 2001 for his connection to the 1983 kidnapping and murder of José Antonio Lasa and José Ignacio Zabala. The former general was in charge of the Intxaurrondo barracks in the “lead years” of the fight against ETA.

Rodríguez Galindo served four years and four months in prison, since he was released for health reasons and transferred to his home under police surveillance. It was then reported that he was suffering from a cardiovascular ailment. The Penitentiary Surveillance Court granted him conditional release in 2013 at the proposal of the Zuera penitentiary (Zaragoza).

Associations of the Benemérita, such as the Pro Guardia Civil Association (APROGC), have wanted to convey their condolences for the death of the former general of the Armed Institute, remembering his fight against the terrorist gang ETA.

“We regret the death of our General Enrique Rodríguez Galindo. He looked at ETA, fought and defeated it, thus saving the lives of a multitude of citizens, Civil Guards and their families, “reads the message that APROGC has posted on its Twitter profile.


Source: Telecinco – Noticias de última hora, realities y series by www.telecinco.es.

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