According to a source close to the file at AFP, four police officers implicated in the violent beating of producer Michel Zecler were brought to justice. The filmed assault made Emmanuel Macron and Gerald Darmanin react.
The four police officers implicated in the beating of a black music producer, Michel Zecler, were brought to justice on November 29 at midday, according to a source close to the case cited by AFP.
The four men, who had been taken into custody in the premises of the General Inspectorate of Police (IGPN), are targeted by an open investigation by the prosecution earlier in the week for willful violence by a person holding authority. public with the aggravating circumstance of racism, and false in public writing.
The assault on producer Michel Zecler in Paris by police officers was filmed, in full mobilization against article 24 of the Global Security Act, which plans to prohibit the dissemination considered malicious of the image of the police (image illustration).
If the executive refuses to give up this particularly controversial measure, and accused of muzzling press freedom, Emmanuel Macron said he was “shocked” by the video of the attack, calling for the police involved to be sanctioned. Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin for his part called for their dismissal.