The straw hut of Stéphane Colonna, younger brother of Yvan Colonna, one of the members of the commando responsible for the assassination of Prefect Erignac, was targeted by a fire on Saturday in Cargèse (Corse-du-Sud), we learned to the Attorney General of Ajaccio Carine Greff.
Corsica: the puzzle of the straw huts
Called on site Saturday at the end of the day, the criminal investigation technicians discovered a fire accelerator, which suggests a criminal trail.
An investigation was opened for damage by means dangerous to people and entrusted to the research section of the Cargèse gendarmerie.
The flames particularly severely affected the kitchen of the establishment located on the Peru beach in Cargèse.
On social networks, the reactions of condemnation multiplied on Sunday.
The president of the executive council of Corsica Gilles Simeoni thus brought his "fraternal support to Stéphane Colonna and his family after the arson of his work tool": "We must, as with every fact of this nature, reaffirm our refusal absolute and collective of these acts and the logics of tension that they aim to fuel, ”continued the elected autonomist.
Stéphane Colonna for a time suspected of having burned down a straw hut
Corsica Libera, the independence party of the President of the Corsican Assembly Jean-Guy Talamoni also provided support to the victim by deploring that "the Colonna family, known and esteemed, has been subjected to arbitrariness and injustice for many years. years, (must) in addition face this type of abuses ”.
Himself placed in police custody in the investigation into the attempted fire in early August of the hut of Maxime Susini, a nationalist activist and environmentalist murdered in 2019, Stéphane Colonna was released without prosecution in October.
Yvan Colonna's 1503 days on the run
Yvan Colonna was sentenced to life imprisonment for the assassination of Prefect Erignac, as were Pierre Alessandri and Alain Ferrandi, two other members of the commando responsible for the death of Prefect Claude Erignac on February 6, 1988.