Six police officers of the police prefecture of Paris in police custody - The Point

Six police officers, including at least one officer, and not 7 as we had written (a police officer was heard under the regime of the free auditing), were placed

Six police officers of the police prefecture of Paris in police custody - The Point

Six police officers, including at least one officer, and not 7 as we had written (a police officer was heard under the regime of the free auditing), were placed in custody by investigators of the general Inspection of national police (IGPN) this morning (Monday). The "police of the police" acting in the framework of a letter rogatory issued by an investigating judge of the court of Bobigny (Seine-Saint-Denis). The magistrate investigation on suspicion of embezzlement, extortion and misuse of seal.

According to our information, the officers of the Company security, and intervention (CSI), based in Seine-Saint-Denis, but that depend on the directorate of Security near the paris area (DSPAP) of the prefecture of police, are suspected of having racketté of offenders and particularly drug traffickers.

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searches, with dogs specialized in the discovery of narcotics were carried out at the home of some of the police officers placed in custody as well as on their place of work. It was unclear at this time the outcome of these visits.

Several court cases of corruption have tainted the public safety services of the prefecture of police. In June 2019, the online media of The Day had revealed that five police officers of the BAC of the 18th arrondissement of Paris had been indicted in an investigation on suspicion of extortion against drug dealers in the neighborhood of the Blob-Gold.

The custody of the police of the CSI may not exceed 48 hours. They will then be brought before a judge of instruction who will be able to put in consideration, put under status of witness assisted, or release them without charge to be retained.

According to our information, all would not be involved at the same level. If some have started to speak, others observe a certain silence. They are still presumed innocent.

" If wrongdoing were likely to be confirmed, they would call penalties. The prefect of Police has decided to engage in a reflection on the reorganization of the police units of the ITUC, which belong to the officials concerned, " said the Prefecture of police.

Updated Date: 29 June 2020, 10:33

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