Former Vice President of Ecuador Jorge Glas, detained in the Mexican embassy, ​​in a coma after a suicide attempt

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Former Vice President of Ecuador Jorge Glas, arrested in a violent police raid Mexican Embassy in Quito to be transferred to a maximum security prison, he would have tried commit suicide by overdose and would be transferred to a hospital in the coastal city of Guayaquil.

This was reported by the radio station Radio Pichincha, which cites sources close to the Citizen Revolution movement, to which he belongs glassthe politician would have been transferred to the military hospital, in Guayaquil, due to the consumption of an overdose of drugs in a suicide attempt.

The digital media ‘Primicias’ also reported that Glas had been declared in a medical coma, according to a police report the causes of the failure were due to «the taking of anxiolytic, antidepressant and sedative drugs».

Likewise, it was warned that the former vice president and ally of the former president Raffaele Correa (2007-2017) would have been stabilized in the medical unit to which he was transferred.

Rumors also circulated that he had been transferred to a Navy hospital and that even He would have already returned to prison.

Currently, No Ecuadorian authority has confirmed or denied the information, despite multiple requests from the press for an official version of the alleged suicide attempt.

The former president Beltresident in Belgium, in his X network account he commented on the alleged transfer of Glas to hospital and wrote: «That’s what I feared. The scoundrels will jump for joy. Come on, Jorge!»

Glas was arrested last Friday after a violent police invasion of the Mexican embassy in Quito and finally transferred to a maximum security prison, known as La Roca, in the coastal city of Guayaquil.

The operation of the Ecuadorian police in the Mexican diplomatic delegation led to this breaking of diplomatic relations between the two countries and led the Organization of American States (OAS) to review the case.