Bus driver assaulted in Bayonne : the two main suspects are going to jail - The Point

The survey advance in the case of the bus driver violently assaulted in Bayonne, Sunday. The man has since been in a state of brain death. On Wednesday, the two

Bus driver assaulted in Bayonne : the two main suspects are going to jail - The Point

The survey advance in the case of the bus driver violently assaulted in Bayonne, Sunday. The man has since been in a state of brain death. On Wednesday, the two main suspects, two men aged 22 and 23 years old, have been indicted for attempted murder and were arrested. The announcement was made by the public prosecutor of Bayonne on Wednesday. The two suspects were already known to police. Two other individuals of male sex, aged thirty years, were also indicted, the first for " subtraction of criminal arrest, and both the research and non-assistance to person in danger ", and the second for " non-assistance to person in danger ".

After they have been submitted to the investigating judge, the four men were placed in detention on remand, in accordance with the requisitions of the public prosecutor's office that announced on Tuesday the opening of a judicial investigation. The aggression of Philip Monguillot, bus driver, 59-year-old, has aroused strong emotions among his colleagues who have exercised their right of withdrawal on a Monday morning and assured they would resume work " before the funeral ".

insults and aggression

According to the words of the prosecutor of the Republic deputy of Bayonne, Marc Wedding, the driver was the victim of an assault, "extreme violence" then that he wanted to check the ticket of one of the respondent and required the port of the mask to the other three. "The insults coming fast and furious and then there is the scramble. The driver is pushed out of the bus. There, two individuals give violent kicks and punches in the upper part of the body and in particular to its head ", as reported Tuesday by the magistrate during a press conference.

The four men left the driver unconscious on the sidewalk "before taking flight to" take refuge in the apartment of one of them ". At the request of the family of the driver, married and father of three girls, 18, 21 and 24 years of age, a white march will start from the place of the tragedy, the bus stop "Balichon" at 19: 30, at which time the transport networks of the country are called by an intersyndicale to stop for a minute of silence. "When you will see, you are talking to him, he is still here, we are trying to hang on. But it has not yet asked the right questions. This is not my father, who breathes, it is the machine. We know that it is finished, " testified to the journal's South West one of his daughters, Mary Monguillot, 18 years.

Updated Date: 08 July 2020, 07:33

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