He claims to have executed nothing. A man suspected of getting thrown a truck towards the police throughout city violence in Blois, on the evening of March 16 to 17, was indicted for tried aggravated homicide, the prosecutor introduced on Wednesday. from Blois.
The 21-year-old man, additionally charged with aggravated theft, has been remanded in custody. He dangers life imprisonment.
“This boy is, at this stage of the procedure, considered to be the driver of the truck from which he got out and jumped while the said truck was launched towards the police. Precise testimonies, technical investigations and DNA analyzes make the participation of this young man in these criminal acts objective ”, indicated the public prosecutor of Blois, Frédéric Chevallier.
“Placed in police custody and heard several times in the presence of his lawyer, he declared that these facts did not concern him, that he did not remember anything but that he knew that he had done nothing” , added the Justice of the Peace, specifying that the suspect was identified to justice.
Riots following an accident
Another man, aged 19, has been indicted for aggravated theft in meeting. Its involvement “is limited, as it stands, to aggravated theft of the truck and part of its merchandise”, in line with the prosecution.
Tuesday March 16, an accident between three younger occupants of a Golf who drove with out a seatbelt and at excessive pace in Blois, refusing to cease at the request of the police, and two autos, had resulted in a evening of violent riots.
The accident left two severely injured amongst the three occupants of the Golf, an 18-year-old man and a 15-year-old minor. The latter died two days later from his accidents.
During the violence that adopted the accident, a supply truck was stolen after which thrown towards the police, with out inflicting any accidents.
“As the driver got out of his vehicle, three people got into the truck and left with it. A few moments later, this truck was traveling at high speed (…) in the direction of the police and gendarmes (…). Its driver got out of it in full swing and the truck arrived at the police. Three policemen were shooting at the vehicle in an attempt to stop it. The latter ended his race in a plant hedge, ”he summed up.