Where is the investigation? Five days after the brutal murder of a priest in the church of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray (Seine-Maritime), two people were indicted, Sunday, July 31. U n Syrian refugee detained since Thursday was left free. Here’s what we know.
Two Knowledge Petitjean indictments
Two knowledge of Abdel Malik Petitjean, one of the two terrorists who killed the Jacques Hamel father in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray have been indicted in connection with two separate survey.
the first, Jean-Philippe J., 20, stuck “S”, tried to reach Syria in June with Abdel Malik Petitjean. He had traveled to Turkey on June 10 with Abdel Malik Petitjean, but had been repressed in the country the next day. Petitjean, who was not at the time reported to radicalization, was also returned to France. Jean-Philippe J. was indicted in a separate investigation that opened on the hostage-taking of 26 July. “He requested a deferred debate before the judge of freedoms and detention and, in the meantime, was jailed provisionally” , said the Paris prosecutor.
The second is a cousin of Abdel Malik Petitjean . He is indicted for “criminal association in relation with a criminal terrorist enterprise” and was imprisoned. According to the prosecution, K. Farid, 30, a native of Nancy, “was perfectly aware, if not the place and precise date of an impending action project violent his cousin “ . According to L’Est Républicain , the inhabitants of Heillecourt was “presented to the police within hours of the tragedy of Saint -Étienne-du-Rouvray. ” It is in this man Abdel Malik Petitjean was supposed to be the day of the tragedy, according to his mother.
An asylum seeker and released a minor
a 16 year old minor was placed in custody on Tuesday, hours after the attack against the church of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray. He was released Saturday. But it has not ended with the Law: jihadist propaganda documents were found in his phone and his computer. These were sent by the Paris prosecutor to his counterpart in Rouen, territorial jurisdiction and could decide to open a separate procedure for “apology for terrorism”.
The brother of the boy, Adel Bouaoun, interested investigators: near Adel Kermiche, he went in the Iraqi-Syrian area in 2015. the anti-terrorism agencies are wondering if it could play a role in Syria since Tuesday’s attack
An applicant for asylum Syrian himself has been released Sunday. Arrested in Vichy (Allier) on Thursday night, he was transferred to Paris, according to The Mountain says “This young man is not known to be radicalized and came out of no intelligence file “. Investigators sought to know why the photocopy of his passport was found at the home of Adel Kermiche. But “in the end, no evidence has demonstrated that he had any involvement in the facts” , a source close to the investigation.
Two other people were released after being heard. This is the s SPOTLIGHT Abel Kermiche Malik and his companion. Arrested Wednesday were released Thursday night.
A man indicted for possession of a video
Another 19 year old man stuck “S” (reported to radicalization) and arrested on July 25 in Mantes-la-Jolie (Yvelines) in a separate investigation of the intelligence services, was indicted Friday, July 29. A video of Abdel Malik Petitjean, in which it paid allegiance to the EI and evoked “violent action” , was found in a phone at home. According to Le Monde the video was “shared a private group of secure messaging Telegram, which is a member” the man.
A close returned to France from Geneva
A minor aged 17 was arrested on July 20 at the Cornavin station, six days before the attack on the church. This is a friend of Adel Kermiche and lives near Rouen. Within the scope of an international arrest warrant, he was arrested by the Swiss authorities, transferred to France where he was indicted for “criminal association in relation with a terrorist enterprise” July 24, then remanded in custody.
According to information from the Tribune de Genève , he had already passed through Geneva in May 2015, with Adel Kermiche to try to win Syria. At this point, “there is no evidence that has any involvement” with Tuesday’s attack, however, cautioned a source close to the investigation.
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