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Shooting in Saint-Ouen in 2020: five people imprisoned

2022-01-14T16:16:55.154Z

Five people have been indicted and placed in pre-trial detention for the murders of two young men aged 17 and 25 during a shooting...



Five people have been indicted and placed in pre-trial detention for the murders of two young men aged 17 and 25 during a shooting in a cellar of a housing estate in Saint-Ouen (Seine-Saint-Denis) in 2020, AFP learned on Friday January 14 from the Bobigny prosecutor's office.

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On the night of September 14 to 15, 2020, a fight broke out in a cellar in the Soubise estate in Saint-Ouen, a working-class town north of Paris.

Two young men Tidiane (17) and Sofiane (25), known to the police for drug trafficking, had been killed and a third, aged 16, injured.

The investigation had been entrusted to the criminal brigade.

“Organized Murder”

Five people were indicted on September 16 and placed under arrest warrant for "

murder in an organized gang and attempted voluntary homicide in an organized gang

", indicated the Bobigny prosecution.

The death of these two young people from the city had marked the inhabitants of Saint-Ouen, plagued in certain neighborhoods by drug trafficking where dealers engage in "

territory wars

", according to a police source.

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Sofiane was an associative activist close to the former PCF mayor, Jacqueline Rouillon.

He had been under judicial supervision since an indictment for attempted murder in 2017. Tidiane was known to the courts for drug trafficking.

He had notably been sentenced to a three-month suspended prison sentence on September 14, a few hours before his death, during a hearing to which he had not appeared.

Source: lefigaro

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