VIDEO – Terrorists Adel Kermiche and Abdel Malik Petitjean who assassinated Hamel father struck a church in France, unable to reach Syria
with an unrecognizable corpse, disfigured by a bullet research Brigade and intervention, an identity card found in the family pavilion Kermiche Adel, one of assassins of father Jacques Hamel, and an anonymous photograph passed Friday by a foreign service evoking a terrorist threat, the police has engaged in a real race against the clock to collect scattered clues. It was not until Thursday morning that Abdel Malik Nabil Petitjean was formally identified as the second assailant jihadist the church of Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray. 19 years old, this native Savoyard des Vosges managed to escape the anti-terror radar for six weeks before taking action.
In fact, the terrorist was detected in Turkey from June 10 by local services. The next day, he returned to France without triggering any alarm since French services have been warned by their Turkish counterparts at the end of last month. About a fortnight after preview. Upon receipt of this valuable report, the French police immediately issued a card and paid S Nabil Abdel Malik Petitjean SIS Schengen file in hopes of intercepting his return on national soil. But it was too late. “Until then, he was a stranger, his identity was discovered,” said an investigator.
Abdel Malik Petitjean could not be recognized because the police had never nor seen his face integrated into any database.
While the Anti-terrorism Sub-Directorate (SDAT) and the Directorate General of internal security (RPS) working to rebuild its route and schedule, a “reliable partner” whose origin was not revealed forwarded last Friday intelligence reports of an “imminent risk of attacks on french territory,” accompanied by the photo a man without identity attached. By definition, Abdel Malik Petitjean could not be recognized because the police had never seen or built his face in any database.
Anti-Terrorism Coordination Unit (UCLAT) has done the same day broadcast to all services, customs and the municipal police that triggered alerts, all discarded after verification. The photographic record stated that the unknown “would be willing to participate in an attack on the country. It is already present in France, could act alone or with others. “
It was only Saturday during an administrative search conducted under the state of emergency home of a man detected radicalization that ISB discovered he had to watch a video of allegiance to Daech starring Abdel Malik Petitjean.
Unlike Kermiche Adel, who tried twice to go to Syria in 2015 and was under electronic bracelet since his release from prison in March, it had never been any convictions and therefore do not appear in national files ‘fingerprint and DNA. It could not be identified until two days after the murder of Father Jacques Hamel, through DNA samples taken from his mother in which he lived in Aix-les-Bains, whose apartment, north of the city, was raided on the night of Tuesday to Wednesday with the support of Raid. If Kermiche did not hesitate to engage in proselytizing thundering in his neighborhood of Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray, Petitjean had left priori nothing to transpire. “It’s a good French. He is sweet. (…) I know my son, he is not involved at all, “yet claimed Wednesday his mother. It also maintained that it was playing football on the esplanade of the city on Sunday, two days before committing the ignominy in the name of the Islamic State.
the police are trying to establish what might connect the two killers living 700 kilometers away.
the police are trying to establish what might connect the two killers living in 700 kilometers of distance. A video of one minute thirty seconds QAMA broadcast Wednesday by the propaganda agency of the terrorist organization, shows pledging allegiance by holding hands. Aside from their young age, these “soldiers” lost shared the same frustration of not being able to join the battle zones.
In an authenticated and audio message broadcast on July 19 on the encrypted network Telegram shortly before the attack, including L’Express revealed the content, Kermiche said: “If you want to go to Sham (the Syria-Iraq zone occupied by the Islamic State, Ed), it is quite complicated because the borders are closed. . As much attack here “premeditated his terrorist equipped, he outlined his procedure:” You take a knife, you go to a church, you make a carnage, bim. You slices two or three heads and it’s good, it’s over, “not without having previously called” brothers and sisters “to imitate and to” do a trick phew “.And to ensure in a disturbing prophecy, that “big stuff” to come.