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Francisco Martinez, aged 27, was shot to death by a police officer in Panguipulli on Friday.
Francisco Martinez's relatives and friends Sunday held a vigil in the Puente Alto neighborhood located in Chile's capital Santiago. He became the latest victim of police brutality after being shot to death on Friday.
The meme reads, "Now in Francisco Martinez's wake. Justice for him and all the fallen. Down with all the repressive laws and the criminalizing agenda of Piñera. Dissolution of Carabineros. Enough"
The event sparked nationwide commotion and protests, which lasted until early this morning and resulted in violent clashes between police and demonstrators.
Panguipulli's Guarantee Court decided to keep in detention the accused policeman, who will attend a hearing on Monday as part of the current investigations.
National Institute of Human Rights director Sergio Micco noted that on several occasions, protocols "are inadequately applied" by police officers while regretting statements to justify the action under legitimate self-defense.