On the morning of Friday, June 19, a large-scale search involved 140 CRS was underway in the sensitive districts of the Grésilles, to Dijon, and Mail to Chenôve, following the violence that took place from 12 to 15 June in the city. "The actions of the police seek to search for weapons, ammunition and drugs ", said the Agency France-Presse, Bernard Schmeltz, prefect of the region. On the prosecutor's indictments, they are two companies of CRS, or about 140 employees, he added, specifying that the purpose was not to arrest but to conduct a search.
the public prosecutor Eric Mathais had indicated on Wednesday that investigations continued "in order to achieve the identification of the participants" to the violence that shook the Grésilles but also Chenôve, a suburb south-west of Dijon on Monday night. In videos disseminated on the social networks of men in balaclavas appeared with what appeared to be assault rifles or automatic pistols. They are also taken to security cameras and have set fire to vehicles.
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the violence follows a series of retaliatory actions initiated by members of the chechen community wishing to avenge the assault of a teenager by, according to them, the inhabitants of Grésilles. Things have calmed down since Tuesday and the father of the chechen adolescent assaulted has asked for an end to these abuses. Six Chechens have been arrested Thursday in the framework of the investigation concerning the facts which have strongly marked the spirits in a capital of burgundy is unaccustomed to this type of tensions.Date Of Update: 19 June 2020, 04:33