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OM-PSG incidents: up to 2 years firm and stadium bans

2021-10-27T13:56:01.752Z

Pending the decision of the disciplinary committee on a possible point withdrawal for OM, several supporters saw various convictions on Wednesday, three days after the incidents that occurred on the sidelines of OM-PSG. A stadium ban for a year has been pronounced ...



Half a dozen supporters arrested Sunday evening after incidents in front of the Vélodrome stadium on the sidelines of the OM-PSG meeting were sentenced to terms of up to two years in prison, all accompanied by stadium bans, has learned AFP Wednesday at the prosecution.

The first period of the match was marked by incidents in front of the Vélodrome stadium, when "

hundreds of people tried to enter

" the stadium despite the doors closed, requiring the intervention of the police, explained the Prefecture. police on Sunday night.

Tear gas had been fired and a commissioner had been wounded "

in the face

".

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In total, 21 people had been arrested and 17 taken into police custody, prosecuted for degradation, rocket possession and violence or even insults or rebellions against the police.

During the second period, a spectator also entered the field and approached Parisian Lionel Messi before being evacuated by several stewards.

Five defendants who admitted their participation in the incidents were tried on Monday.

Three were sentenced to terms ranging from four months suspended to two years firm and the other two to fines.

All were banned from the stadium for a year, said the Marseille prosecutor's office.

Home detention and stadium ban

Among the other defendants, a 42-year-old man from Essonne and member of the OM supporters' club of the "

Winners

" was sentenced for "

rebellion

" to six months of home detention under electronic surveillance and one year. stadium ban. "

My client had his ticket but he ended up at the wrong time in the wrong place,

" pleaded his lawyer, Me Arnaud Ibanez. Another man was finally sentenced to 600 euros, including 300 suspended by a criminal order.

Four other defendants benefited from an alternative procedure to prosecution with three reminders of the law and an obligation to follow a citizenship course.

Another must be judged this Wednesday in immediate appearance, three others will be summoned later and two have benefited from a classification without follow-up.

Before the meeting, the president of Olympique de Marseille, Pablo Longoria had appealed for calm so that the match remains "

a moment of football

".

Source: lefigaro

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