VIDEO – Spotted by Turkish services since last June 10 while trying to reach the combat zones, the second killer of Father Jacques Hamel returned to France the next day. The French services, alerted only at the end of the month, had stuck “S” on 29. But it was too late.
Abdel Malik Nabil Petitjean, “positively identified” Thursday morning as the second assailant jihadist the church of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, escaped the counterterrorism radar for six weeks. Indeed, this young man of 19 has been detected in Turkey from June 10 through local services, according to a source close to the attached file by Le Figaro . The next day, he returned to France and quietly 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 leaflet “S” and registered Abdel Malik Nabil Petitjean the ‘SIS’ Schengen file in hopes of intercepting the return to the border. But it was too late. “Until then, he was a complete stranger services, who discovered his identity,” says Does the same source.
While the Anti-Terrorism Sub-Directorate (SDAT) and the Directorate General Homeland security (RPS) working to rebuild his career and his schedule, “a very reliable partner” whose origin was not revealed, transmitted Friday a picture of a man with no identity attached, reports of an “imminent risk of a terrorist attack on French soil.” By definition, Abdel Malik had Petitjean could not be recognized because the police never seen nor built his face in any database.
as is the protocol on the matter, the anti-terrorist coordination Unit (UCLAT) has done the same day a mailing to all services, customs and in municipal policies which have also triggered alerts, all discarded after verification.
it was only Saturday during an administrative search conducted under the state of emergency at the home of a man detected radicalization that ISB discovered he had to watch a video of allegiance to Daech starring Abdel Malik Petitjean.
having never been any convictions and therefore not appearing in national files of digital and genetic fingerprinting, the latter could not be identified until two days after the murder of father Jacques Hamel through DNA samples taken from his mother, with whom he lived in Aix-les-Bains and whose apartment Aix was raided in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday with the support of Raid. In search of accomplices, investigators placed in custody three persons of his family environment.