Two mayors of Gironde and dIsère assaulted in the space of ten days - The Point

Amazement in Miribel-Les-Scales (Isère) and Saint-Philippe Needle (Gironde). In the space of ten days, the mayors of these two municipalities of 1 700 inhabitan

Two mayors of Gironde and dIsère assaulted in the space of ten days - The Point

Amazement in Miribel-Les-Scales (Isère) and Saint-Philippe Needle (Gironde). In the space of ten days, the mayors of these two municipalities of 1 700 inhabitants, and 400 people have been assaulted. The first assault took place on July 27 and involved five people, four of whom were minors. The second took place on Tuesday, August 4, during an evening where the mayor of Saint-Philippe d Aiguille complained of nocturnal disturbances.

the Four minors of 17 years and an adult of 19 years of age suspected of having attacked the mayor of the rural commune of Miribel-Les-Scales. have been placed in police custody Wednesday, a-t-on learned to the prosecutor's office of Grenoble. Their guards in order to "violence on the mayor of Miribel-Les-Ladders" will be prolonged until evening or even Thursday morning, said the deputy prosecutor Boris Duffau.

These five young people do not live in the small village of approximately 1700 inhabitants, is situated in the natural regional park of the Chartreuse, according to the public prosecutor. Some live in Moirans and Saint-Jean-de Moirans, about twenty miles of the scene of the assault. According to the regional newspaper Dauphiné Libéré, they are already known to the justice system for various offences.

Threatened with a fireworks display

Williams Dufour, conceiving 51 years old, was in a meeting with two councillors when he heard sounds of scooters and fireworks on the village square. The mayor, announcing its function, had then asked the teenagers to " abandon their harmful effects ". The young people had not complied, one of them has threatened Williams Dufour with a fireworks display, which has sought to control it but has been burned, while another hit him in the face, according to the information of the public prosecutor.

Slightly injured, Williams Dufour has received seven days of ITT. A survey had then been open, conducted by the brigade of research of Meylan and the gendarmes of the brigade of St Laurent of the Bridge. The assault was a reaction to the government, the minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin stating on Twitter that" assaulting a mayor, is to attack the Republic ".

nocturnal disturbances

For his part, the mayor of Saint-Philippe Needle, a small village in Gironde, was attacked and beaten Tuesday night in his town, after having protested against the nocturnal disturbances, which he received Wednesday the support of the Prime minister. According to the prefecture, Philippe Becheau had been alerted to 22: 30 pm by neighbors complaining of the noise on the village square, a group of people listening to music too loud.

Philippe Becheau, after the status of mayor, asked the twenty people present to turn down the volume, what has been done, has he said on CNews. "They were extremely alcoholic ", he described, saying he did not know. Feeling the situation wrong, it's party but declined. It is at this time that a man was hit, despite efforts by another person to the control of the attacker, he continued. The mayor has been prescribed five days of ITT (total incapacity of work).

The group then fled the scene. A complaint has been filed and an investigation opened, according to the mayor. "These facts and these acts of violence are unacceptable," responded Jean Castex the Prime minister on Twitter. A little earlier, the minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin, on Twitter, had condemned " in the strongest terms these acts of violence against an elected official of the Republic. Attack a mayor, is to attack on the Republic, " he said in his tweet. The préfète of Gironde and New-Aquitaine, Fabienne Buccio, has also condemned the aggression and sent its " full support republican staff to the mayor ".

Updated Date: 05 August 2020, 15:33

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