US News Producer beaten: the Paris prosecutor's office requires provisional detention for 3 police officers

23:00  29 november  2020
23:00  29 november  2020 Source:   europe1.fr

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The Paris prosecutor ’ s office has announced the indictment of the cops accused of beating black Prosecutor Remy Heitz announced pretrial detainment for three of the four officers during a press Also on rt.com Macron reportedly ‘very shocked’ by video of French police beating up black man

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Dans le cadre de l'enquête autour du tabassage du producteur Michel Zecler, le parquet de Paris requiert la détention provisoire pour trois policiers, a indiqué dimanche le procureur de la République de Paris Rémy Heitz lors d'une conférence de presse. © AFP As part of the investigation into the beating of producer Michel Zecler, the Paris public prosecutor's office requires provisional detention for three police officers, said Sunday the Paris public prosecutor Rémy Heitz during a press conference.

The Paris prosecutor's office requested on Sunday the indictment of the four police officers implicated in the beating of a black music producer and the placement in pre-trial detention of three of them, entrusting the rest of the investigations to an examining magistrate.

The investigating magistrate must decide whether he follows the requisitions of the prosecution

The investigation is now entrusted to an investigating judge, explained the Paris public prosecutor Rémy Heitz at a press conference. The investigating magistrate must decide whether he follows the requisitions of the prosecution. Placing the three agents suspected of having inflicted a shower of blows on the producer must allow "to avoid a risk of consultation" between them "or of pressure on the witnesses", argued Mr. Heitz.

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Speaking on Thursday, Paris prosecutor Rémy Heitz told AFP that he had asked the police inspectorate general to investigate “as quickly as possible” the case of a black music producer , who was beaten by Paris police over the weekend. CCTV footage, which was published by digital media

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The prosecution claims their indictment for "willful violence"

The prosecution calls for their indictment for "willful violence" by a person responsible for the public authority (PDAP) with several aggravating circumstances including "racist comments" as well as "forgery in public writing by PDAP", a crime punishable by assizes. He also asks that the fourth agent, suspected of having thrown a tear gas canister in the studio, be indicted for "willful violence by PDAP" and placed under judicial supervision.

Revealed Thursday by the Loopsider site, the images, which "make us ashamed" according to Emmanuel Macron, caused a scandal in the country. The Presidency of the Republic called Michel Zecler, said the Elysee on Sunday without further clarification, a call confirmed to AFP by the producer's lawyer.

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The police contest "having made racist remarks"

In police custody against the IGPN, the three main implicated explained the violence of their arrest by "panic" which seized them, because of the cramped nature of Michel Zecler's music studio, which they said was struggling.

Accused by the producer of having qualified him as a "dirty nigger" on several occasions, they deny "having made racist remarks" yet "corroborated by one of the young people behind the airlock door" and refute "the false character of the minutes ". According to the Paris prosecutor, the three police officers, however, ended up "admitting that the beatings were not justified and that they had acted mainly out of fear".

Darmanin announced "the dismissal" of the police officers involved

The prosecutor recalled that the police had initially indicated that they had checked Michel Zecler for "lack of wearing a mask" and because of a "strong smell of cannabis "-" 0.5g of herbal cannabis "will be found in a satchel.

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A prosecutor is a legal representative of the prosecution in countries with either the common law adversarial system or the civil law inquisitorial system.

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The Minister of the Interior Gerald Darmanin announced Thursday "the dismissal" of the police officers involved , "as soon as the facts are established by justice". He accused them of having "soiled the uniform of the Republic".

Demonstrations against police violence on Saturday

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In a week, the controversy surrounding the proposed "global security" law, strongly denounced by journalists and defenders of public freedoms, has grown even stronger. The brutal evacuation of a migrant camp in Paris on Monday evening and the revelation on Thursday of the beating of Michel Zecler aroused indignation and electrified the debate. These videos have been viewed millions of times on social media.

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The four police officers, a brigadier and three peacekeepers, "have good or even very good service records, no particular incident has so far marked their respective careers", according to the prosecutor.

For the third time this year, the Head of State asked the government to quickly make proposals "to fight more effectively against all forms of discrimination".

Producer beaten up in Paris: Pre-trial detention of police officers, an extremely rare measure .
Two of the four police officers indicted in the Michel Zecler case, this music producer beaten up in his studio, were placed in pre-trial detention © - / Michel Zecler / GS Group / AFP Paris, November 21, 2020. Michel Zecler, a music producer, was beaten up by police officers.

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