A few days after the extremely violent aggression of the young Yuriy which caused a strong stir in France, the Paris prosecutor’s office announced the indictment of five young people, for “attempted assassination” specifies a source familiar with the matter.
The Paris prosecutor’s office said on January 30 that it had opened a judicial information concerning the assault in mid-January of young Yuriy. A source familiar with the matter told AFP that the indictment of five young people for “attempted murder” and a sixth for “complicity in the attempted murder” has been requested.
“A judicial investigation was opened today on the counts of attempted assassination and complicity in the attempted assassination, participation in a criminal association with a view to preparing a crime and theft with violence resulting in total incapacity for work more than eight days, ”the Paris prosecutor told AFP.
“Requests for remand in custody have been taken against six minors and one adult”, while the placement under judicial supervision was requested for the “two minors” remaining, further indicated the prosecution.
11 minors and one adult had been placed in police custody
11 minors, aged 15 to 17, and one adult, aged 18, mainly domiciled in Vanves (92), had been placed in police custody during the week. Three have been released without prosecution at this point.
“They are suspected of having formed a group in order to prepare a violent collective action against another group of people in reaction to a previous brawl”, January 10, in the 15th arrondissement, which itself the subject of a separate investigation, the prosecutor said.
A 15-year-old college student, Yuriy was taken to hospital in serious condition after being severely beaten on the evening of January 15. He was then with friends on the slab of Beaugrenelle, the converted roof of a shopping center in the 15th arrondissement, a rather affluent district of the capital.
The broadcast on social networks on January 22 of about twenty seconds of images of his attack had caused a stir, within the political class as among celebrities. We see a dozen young people in sports clothes and hooded jackets kicking and beating, or sticks, on a person on the ground, before abandoning him lying on the ground.