Salah Abdeslam silent in a hearing at the court in Paris

Salah Abdeslam silent in a hearing at the court in Paris

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Salah Abdeslam, the only surviving member of the group of terrorists that the attacks of the 13th of november in Paris carried out, remains silent about his role in the attacks of 13 november in Paris.

Abdeslam is Thursday at the palace of justice in the French capital transferred.He will, according to French media be interrogated by antiterrorismerechters

In the attacks in Paris and the suburb of Saint-Denis were 130 people killed. Since his extradition from Belgium to France on april 27, he has the silent question.

At his first appearance in court in may, he refused to speak, and on 7 July he would not even get out of his cell, in protest against the 24-uursbewaking to which he is exposed. According to his lawyer Frank Berton he stays Thursday to remain silent.

“We have good hope that Salah Abdeslam sooner or later, just on the questions of the judge will answer,” said Berton.


The French Council of State ruled that this control would not be disproportionate, having regard to the “exceptional nature of the terrorist acts of which he is suspected.

Abdeslam was in march in the Brussels municipality of Molenbeek arrested. Compared to Belgian researchers bagatelliseerde his own role.

He followed his brother Brahim and did not dare to go against the coordinator of the attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who a few days later was killed when French antiterrorismecommando’s his hideout stormed.

Logistics role

Abdeslam is at least suspected of a logistical role in the attacks. So he would be in his name, cars and apartments have rented.

He was also the one that aanslagplegers at the Stade de France discounted. A explosievengordel that was found in a garbage can, led us to suspect that he himself is also an assault to commit, but there on the last of had seen.

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