TRIAL Respondents acted in retaliation for garden thefts
The suspects had been identified by investigators despite having their license plates concealed. Illustrative photo. — Clément Follain/20 Minutes
A firefighter and a policeman were charged with carrying out the what the president of the court of Nanterre (Hauts-de-Seine) called; “a punitive expedition” The facts took place on July 5th in a camp of 'Romanians' Anthony (Hauts-de-Seine). The defendants appeared on Wednesday for intentional violence with a weapon, reports Actu Hauts-de-Seine. sentenced to six months in prison, subject to conversion and a ban on carrying a weapon for three years. Dressed in rangers and fatigues, the two men had burst onto the scene at the wheel of a Jeep. They were equipped with gas, cartridges and a rifle. pump. By arming the latter, they provoked panic.
Surrounded, they used; a gas to disperse the crowd and flee. Even though the assailants had their license plates covered, investigators quickly tracked them down. their track. The respondents had acted in retaliation for thefts committed in the space of a collective garden belonging to the policeman. They blamed the camp residents.