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Feminicide of Chahinez in Mérignac: the police officer who took the complaint had been convicted of domestic violence


While she had filed a complaint on March 15 against her violent husband, Chahinez Daoud died on May 4, burned alive by her husband.

This will perhaps be a new factor that will shed light on the process that led to one of the feminicides of 2021. The police officer who had collected on March 15 the complaint of Chahinez Daoud against her violent husband before he burned her alive on May 4 in Mérignac, near Bordeaux, had just been sentenced for "domestic violence", we learned from the prosecution, confirming information from the Canard Enchaîné. "We were informed on June 24 by the Judge of enforcement of sentences of Bordeaux that one of the officials who took the complaint of March 15, 2021 of Ms. Daoud had himself been the subject of a conviction for domestic violence" , said the Bordeaux prosecutor's office.

The Bordeaux criminal court had sentenced him on February 10 to an 8-month prison sentence with probationary suspension and not recording this sentence in the B2 criminal record, according to the prosecution. The police "admitted the facts, specifying to be followed by an addictologist", writes the Canard enchaîné. Joined by AFP, the national police specified that "an administrative investigation had been opened as soon as the police officer's wife had lodged a complaint". Following this investigation, the official was the subject of a "request for referral to a disciplinary board", "which has not yet been held," said the national police. According to the Chained Duck, his hierarchy was "fully aware", one of its leaders admitting that "his assignment to the complaints office" was questionable ".

Doubts about the seriousness of the follow-up of the violent spouse

Chahinez Daoud, 31, mother of three, died on May 4, after being shot and wounded by her violent repeat offender husband from whom she was separated, who then set her on fire in the street.

This tragedy sparked a wave of indignation and provoked a joint mission of the General Inspectorate of Administration and the General Inspectorate of Justice.

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On March 15, the mother went to the police station to report another assault on her partner, explaining that he had hit her and tried to strangle her. In its report, the inspection mission underlines that “the danger assessment grid and the victim assessment sheet” were indeed “filled in” and then sent by the police to the prosecution, but according to it “there is a doubt. serious about the care with which these grids have been completed ”.

The government announced on June 10 new measures following the report of this mission, highlighting a series of failures in the monitoring of the violent partner who repeatedly offends and the protection of the victim.

Among these measures, the deployment of 3,000 additional “serious danger telephones”, which make it possible to give the alert in the event of immediate danger.

According to the association Nous tous, which lists the number of feminicides in France, it amounted to 64 women on Sunday.

This day was marked by the death of Doriane, 32, for whom the ex-companion Marc Floris is suspected of being responsible.

He was found dead on Tuesday, after two days of searching.

Source: leparis

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