A 14-year-old schoolboy who was educated in the city of Mas de Mingue, in Nîmes (Gard) was arrested at the beginning of the week for having insisted on asking his plastic arts teacher if she knew Samuel Paty, one of his colleagues. savagely murdered a little over a year ago.
He will be judged soon, confirms this Friday to the Parisian the prosecutor of the Republic of Nîmes, Eric Maurel.
Given the nature of his remarks, the teenager, after a day and a half spent in police custody, was referred to the children's judge who pronounced a provisional judicial educational measure against him.
This measure will run until his judgment, which will take place within three months as provided by law.
Samuel Paty used in several death threats
During a course in visual arts, the teacher of this college in Mas de Mingue, was asked several times if she "knew Samuel Paty", report our colleagues from 20 Minutes.
The teenager who asked him this question was "in opposition" to his teacher, who had reprimanded him earlier for bad behavior.
The teacher filed a complaint for "act of intimidation".
During his hearing at the police station, the teenager admitted the facts, but he assures that he never intended to threaten his teacher.
On October 15, the schools commemorated the tragic disappearance of Samuel Paty, professor of history and geography in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (Yvelines), on October 16, 2020. Excesses took place during these tributes, especially in the Drôme, where a child had shouted "Allahou akbar" during a minute of silence.
A month earlier, a couple of Marseille teachers had received several death threats accompanied by a photo of Samuel Paty's body.