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See images of rehabilitation clinic where man was tortured in Cotia (SP)

The City Hall of Cotia, in Greater São Paulo, closed the rehabilitation clinic Therapeutic Community of Efatá, this Tuesday (9), after the death of a patient who was filmed tied to a chair by one of the employees of the place. In a note, the organization states that the place “without any type of authorization to operate”. The city’s Health Department also informs that identified signs of mistreatment in other patients .

On that date, the arrest of monitor Matheus De Camargo Pinto, 24, was converted to preventive detention. The man recorded patient Jarmo Celestino De Santana, 55, shirtless and with his arms tied behind the back of the chair and sent an audio in which he describes the torture. The police understand that the employee used violence to subject the victim, who was under his care, to intense physical or mental suffering .

In an interview with CNN Cleber Fabiano Da Silva, owner of the clinic, said he was unaware of the attacks and will provide further clarification to the police. Terezinha Cordeiro De Azevedo, the defendant’s lawyer, condemns Matheus’ attacks, denies any connection between the establishment and mistreatment and defends the legality of the clinic.

Cleber and his wife, Terezinha de Cassia de Souza Lopes da Conceição, also the owner of the clinic, are expected to be questioned by the Civil Police this Thursday (11). Employees of the Efatá Therapeutic Community will be investigated to determine whether they participated in or failed to act in the torture. The men who appear laughing in the video and the owners at the location will be questioned. The inmates were transferred to other clinics.

Understand the case

The patient of a rehabilitation clinic for drug addicts in Cotia, in Greater São Paulo, Jarmo Celestino De Santana, 55, died this Monday (8), after being tied to a chair and filmed by employees of the establishment .

In the video, a clinic monitor, Matheus De Camargo Pinto, 24, shows the victim shirtless and with his arms tied behind the back of the chair and says: “One more there, look, in the unit there, Efatá there, look, follow-up…” Four men laugh at the situation. The images were taken on Friday (5). See the video :

On Monday (8), the Municipal Civil Guard (GCM) was called to respond to an incident at the site due to bodily injury and sent Matheus and nurse Cleber Fabiano da Silva to the Cotia (SP) police station to clarify the case.

The man who appears in the images was taken to a health center in the city of Vargem Grande do Sul (SP) and died during the occurrence. In a note, the Public Security Secretariat (SSP) states that the victim did not survive the injuries .

At the police station, Matheus confessed to recording the video. The Civil Police also accessed the therapist’s cell phone and found an audio that he sent to the profile “Danny grandma criminal”, in which he admits to the assault: “I covered it with a stick, I covered it… I got here at the unit… I got really angry… I covered it with a stick. My hand is all swollen.” His and Cleber’s cell phones were seized. Listen to audio :

The case was registered as torture qualified by the death result according to the police report. Matheus was arrested in flagrante delicto. The report states that the employee used violence to subject the victim, who was under his care, to intense physical or mental suffering .

In an interview with CNN delegate Adair Marques stated that Matheus said that he “used force a few times to restrain the victim, that he was aggressive and had some outbursts”.

Source: CNN Brasil

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