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Drug trafficking in Canteleu: attack on an M6 team, a complaint filed

2021-10-12T17:33:01.337Z

The vehicle of a journalist and a sound engineer, reporting Monday in Canteleu, was "degraded" with iron bars and jets of pr



A complaint was filed after the assault of a journalist and a sound engineer of M 6 in Canteleu (Seine-Maritime), we learned this Tuesday from corroborating sources.

The two people were reporting Monday on an anti-narcotics crackdown in this town located near Rouen.

According to a police source, their vehicle was "damaged" with iron bars and thrown projectiles while the journalists were inside.

The prosecutor of the Republic of Rouen Frédéric Teillet for his part confirmed a "filing of complaint" in this case.

M 6's Society of Journalists (SDJ) tweeted photos of a vehicle with the rear windshield completely destroyed, two broken windows and large cracks on the front windshield as well as a damaged exterior mirror .

“The car took well but no injuries.

The journalists were visibly shocked, ”confirmed another police source.

Then, once inside their vehicle, they were targeted with iron bars and projectiles.

We condemn this inadmissible aggression against our journalists and press freedom.

The SDJ of M6.

(2/2) @ m6info @ M6Groupe pic.twitter.com/HYtHjnn2Ux

- SDJ_M6 (@ sdj_m6) October 11, 2021

According to the tweet of the SDJ-M 6, the journalist and the sound engineer were first "insulted" while they "were filming", before being assaulted once inside their home. vehicle.

"We condemn this inadmissible aggression against our journalists and press freedom," writes the SDJ.

Five people indicted

Five people were indicted Sunday as part of this anti-narcotics crackdown.

Four others were to be presented then to the examining magistrate, according to the prosecution.

These indictments come within the framework of a judicial investigation opened in September 2019 for drug trafficking and criminal association and led by a judge from Bobigny.

Initially 19 people were placed in police custody on Friday, including the PS mayor of Canteleu Mélanie Boulanger, former head of the PS-EELV regional list, and one of his deputies.

The two elected officials were released on Saturday.

According to the Bobigny prosecutor's office, which is piloting the investigation, searches "made it possible to seize 15 kg of heroin, 25 kg of cutting product, firearms and the sum of 375,000 euros".

Source: leparis

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