the minister of The Interior and the university of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne have filed a complaint Wednesday, the day after the discovery of four tags antipolice in the grounds of the university.
These inscriptions are “constitutive of apology of crimes against police officers,” said minister Bernard Cazeneuve in a press release. “The authors of these entries will be identified and arrested”, and “must answer before the law”,-he said.
The university has also announced, in a press release that it lodged a complaint to the result of the “messages intolerable to against the police officers left on its walls”, “the opposite of the values it upholds”.
On its page Facebook, the union police Alliance has published photos of the four tags to the painting in black or red, on the walls of the corridors of the university, rue de Tolbiac in the south-east of Paris, with the slogans: “Hit quickly, hit hard, a good cop is a cop’s death”, or “I open a bottle every time they close the coffin of a cop”.
The findings were made by the office of the Thirteenth district, said Wednesday morning, a police source.
The minister of Education Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, and the secretary of State for higher Education Thierry Mandon, have asked the rector of the Academy of Paris to “take sanctions against the perpetrators of these facts as soon as they are apprehended”, said in a statement.
They have expressed “their solidarity with the security forces who ensure that each day the security of the French people and particularly in their place of study”.
“These insults and incitement to violence against the representatives of the forces of order, who every day expose their lives to protect others, are intolerable and will be punished with the utmost severity,” said the minister of the Interior, which convenes on Wednesday afternoon the heads of the police and the gendarmerie in order to fix their road map annual.
This “high mass”, traditional at this time, is the last of the quinquennium of Francois Hollande.
It occurs a few days after the assault of four police officers Saturday in the Essonne. The prognosis for one of them was still engaged on Tuesday night.
hundreds of police officers gathered in silence on Tuesday in front of the police stations of France, in solidarity with their colleagues assaulted and to demand more resources and more firmness.
12/10/2016 19:22:55 – Paris (AFP) – © 2016 AFP