Hollande is demanding justice in the case, French politieverkrachting

Hollande is demanding justice in the case, French politieverkrachting

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The French president François Hollande demanded on Tuesday “justice” in the case of alleged rape of a black youth by police officers in Paris.

The 22-year-old man during a visitation on the street by four police officers have been raped with a politieknuppel. He suffered severe injuries to his rectum. The incident led to ten nights of riots and more two hundred arrests.

“Justice must prevail”, said Hollande during a visit to the Paris suburb of Aubervilliers in the region of Seine-Saint-Denis, where the incident would have taken place, writes AFP.

According to Hollande, France is determined “to show that we are able to live together in a peaceful society, where respect is the rule and we strictly have to occur against those who depart from this principle.”

‘Not intentional’

An initial investigation by the police, last week, Friday was presented, suggested that there is no case of a rape, “is about a very serious matter”. There would be anal penetration with a wapenstok have occurred, but the actions of the agents would be “no intentional character”. The report led to new riots.

One of the agents has now been indicted for rape. The other three will be indicted for abuse.

One of the agents involved in the mistreatment of another 22-year-old resident of the street wise Aulnay-sous-Bois. Tuesday was an official investigation into that incident opened.

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