"The family is bitter". The lawyer for the parents of Cédric Chouviat, this delivery boy who died of suffocation and a broken larynx during a police check on January 3 in Paris, delivered this feeling after a meeting with relatives with Christophe Castaner, Tuesday morning, at the Ministry of the Interior Tuesday.
"He made no decision and did not respond to questions from family and lawyers, including the request to suspend the officials involved in the death of Cédric Chouviat", as well as "a moratorium on ventral plating and the throttling key ”, detailed Me Arié Alimi.
“We would have liked these four police officers to be suspended because there was this larynx which was crushed. Apparently, we are waiting for other things, they can't do it today, I don't understand why, "continued the mother of this 42-year-old Parisian delivery man, father of five.
Christophe Castaner “was full of compassion, we see that he is a father. But we got out of there with no response, ”she added.
According to Me William Bourdon, another family council, the minister announced "a study of the police techniques complained of", a study which will include "civil society, NGOs and lawyers". "The family has asked with great solemnity and dignity for the immediate cessation of these techniques, it is to be hoped that there will not be another death in the months to come" while awaiting the conclusions of this study, a- he argues.
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Questioned on the sidelines of the Sahel summit in Pau, Tuesday mid-day, the President of the Republic was severe. "Behaviors that are not acceptable have been either seen or pointed out," remarked Emmanuel Macron, deploring at the same time "violence and political nihilism" that some protesters express. The head of state asked the government "clear proposals to improve ethics" within the police.