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Garbage collectors' strike: Éric Coquerel targeted by a complaint after assaulting a national police officer

2023-03-20T14:33:00.755Z


The LFI deputy punched a national police officer in the face during a strike in front of a garage of trucks requisitioned to collect garbage in Paris.


A chosen one who would have lost his temper.

The deputy LFI and chairman of the Finance Committee of the National Assembly, Éric Coquerel, is the subject of a complaint for "

violence on a person holding public authority followed by incapacity not exceeding eight days

", this Monday March 20.

During a physical altercation with a national police team, Éric Coquerel punched one of the 34-year-old officers in the face at around 7:30 a.m. this morning, according to the officer's complaint that Le

Figaro

was able to consult.

"Mr.

Coquerel, who still had his fists closed at his face level, struck me with the back of his closed fist, at the level of my left cheekbone

", details the police officer in his statement.

In the process, the latter filed a complaint against the deputy.

He benefited from a day of ITT, according to a police source.

For his part, Éric Coquerel was not arrested.

Several elected officials, including Éric Coquerel and Bastien Lachaud, were on Monday morning in front of a depot garage in Aubervilliers (Seine-Saint-Denis).

The deputies moved to “

support the dumpster drivers

” on strike against the pension reform project.

For more than four hours, the group of demonstrators, supported by elected officials, prevented the exit of trucks loaded with waste collection in Paris, reported La France Insoumise on Twitter.

Read alsoGarbage collectors' strike in Paris: the prefect of police will requisition agents

In order to free the passage for the trucks, the national police force tried to drive the demonstrators away.

The attempt to clear quickly turned into a physical altercation.

Source: lefigaro

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