‘Police violence in suburb of Paris was not a rape”

‘Police violence in suburb of Paris was not a rape”

Photo: Hollandse Hoogte

The alleged rape of a man by the police in the Parisian suburb of Aulnay-sous-Bois, was ‘accidentally’. That say the researchers of the case. The geweldsincident caused great unrest.

The 22-year-old youth worker Théo, of whom only the first name was announced, it would be on 2 February, four police officers physically and sexually abused. “It is a very serious matter, but it is not rape”, according to the researchers of the French national police.

The incident caused a lot of unrest and riots in Aulnay-sous-Bois. Among other things, there would be ten police cars on fire and became a bus driver injured when his vehicle was attacked with a petrol bomb. Among other things, the French president Hollande, the mayor of Aulnay-sous-Bois and the victim himself called the protesting youths to remain calm.

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The 22-year-old youth worker would the agents have addressed when they have other younger in the face beat. He was then with sheer force held explains Théo. The man went under the other anal injuries and the injuries in his face and had to be in the hospital to be treated for internal injuries.

According to the agents that the arrest carried out “dropped down the pants of the accused by itself”. The researchers of the police, after investigation, that it was a “very serious incident” and the man anal gepetreerd was. Still, there is, according to them, no case of rape because “it is not deliberate character of the act of the agents”.


The riots seem to be a topic during the French elections in may take place. The extreme-right candidate Marine le Pen does very well in the polls. Meanwhile, the conservative candidate, François Fillon, plagued by accusations of fraud.

In 2005, it was also very restless in Aulnay-sous-Bois. When vomiting there riots because young people found that they have limited future prospects.

Protests Aulnay-sous-Bois

In Aulnay-sous-Bois, a suburb in Paris, it has for some time been restless after a man at the time of his arrest allegedly by an agent raped with a wapenstok.
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The French Gendarmerie patrols through the neighborhood.
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There have been several riots occurred, in which also cars on fire, are inserted. Several people are are held.
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