“Nice jeweler” will be in court Monday to face one of his alleged robbers. This time he will present as a civil party to the Assizes of Alpes-Maritimes face the man accused of having robbed.
Ramzi Khachroub is accused of “armed robbery” , “port or transportation of prohibited war material” and “flight concealment” . He was arrested two months after the fact, after investigators found DNA traces and spotted he had left France hastily after the event.
“He was with his girlfriend” The accused denies being involved in this story. His lawyer, Frederick Hentz indicated that “he was with his girlfriend” at the time. Furthermore the jeweler Stephan Turk, has not formally identified. His lawyer, Franck Da Vita, in the precise reason: “It can not be affirmative. His attackers were wearing motorcycle helmets and hoods. He however said that the template of the accused, a great athletic match “.
On Monday, another man accused with the alleged robber. He accused him of having provided him part of the equipment used.
On 11 September 2013, two men attempted to rob the jewelry “Turquoise” in Nice at the time of opening trade. Under the threat of at least one gun, the thieves had asked the jeweler to open the safe before being put booty, the amount of which is estimated at 124 000.
A Facebook page to support They reportedly fled to scooter, a motorbike parked in a nearby street. The jeweler fired on the back of men with an automatic weapon, after they have started the vehicle. A witness recalls 3 shots. Anthony Asli, aged 19, was fatally wounded. Part of the stolen loot was found on him.
The jeweler aged 69, Stephan Turk, was supported by part of the population. A Facebook page to support him, for example dedicated and rally were organized. In the days following the events, she gathered 1.5 million “fans” . She still has 1.4 million “likes.”
The statements of the son of Stephan Turk just after his arrest evoke a “Flight to the grinder” a year earlier. The mayor, Christian Estrosi (LR), called “the government to take firm and prompt action” for the trader.
The second part of the deal, which will see the jeweler himself appear for murder, will begin in a few months. He should plead self-defense, as his lawyer says.