- UPDATE - Nine People Detained in Buenos Aires Over Public Order Offenses Following Maradona's Death
UPDATE - Nine People Detained In Buenos Aires Over Public Order Offenses Following Maradona's Death
Umer Jamshaid 2 months ago Fri 27th November 2020 | 12:50 AM
BUENOS AIRES (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 27th November, 2020) Nine people were detained on Thursday in the Argentinean capital of Buenos Aires over riots and other public order violations following the death of the Argentine football legend, Diego Maradona, the Infobae news portal reported.
According to the media outlet, the arrests reportedly took place throughout the night and into the morning near the presidential palace where the fans were starting to bid farewell.
The portal added, citing sources, that there were multiple cases of looting, vandalism, riots and clashes with the law enforcement officers.
Argentine President Alberto Fernandez eventually decided to limit the number of people who can file past the coffin of the football legend, the TN broadcaster reported.
Tens of thousands of fans spent hours waiting for the opportunity to pay their respect to Maradona for the last time.