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Zemmour seized during his meeting: the suspect presented Wednesday to an examining magistrate

2021-12-07T20:47:18.545Z

Arrested on Sunday after grabbing the far-right presidential candidate during his meeting in Villepinte, the suspect was



The man suspected of having slightly injured the far-right presidential candidate Éric Zemmour, by grabbing him during his meeting on Sunday in Villepinte (Seine-Saint-Denis), will be presented to an examining magistrate on Wednesday, Bobigny prosecutor Eric Mathais announced on Tuesday.

The individual is accused of having caused an injury to the wrist of the polemicist by grabbing him in the middle of the cheering crowd.

He was quickly removed by security, before being arrested by the police and taken into custody for "premeditated violence".

This was lifted on Tuesday.

"The opening of a (

judicial

) information will be required against him on the count of willful violence resulting in an ITT of more than eight days, facts having been committed with premeditation, in a state of legal recidivism", declared in a statement Eric Mathais.

The prosecution will also seek the placement under judicial control of the accused, with a ban from coming into contact with Eric Zemmour or carrying a weapon, he added.

The six police custody lifted

Of the sixty initial police custody "following arrests on the sidelines and before the meeting", the six which had been extended were lifted on Tuesday and "the procedure sent to the prosecution for assessment of the follow-up to be given", explained Eric Mathais.

In a parallel procedure linked to this political rally, the Bobigny public prosecutor's office is also leading an investigation into the violence committed against SOS Racism activists who came to protest in the room against the candidate.

To read also Eric Zemmour does not feel "in any way responsible"

The two investigations into the violence inside the meeting of Eric Zemmour in Villepinte are entrusted to the departmental security.

Source: leparis

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