A 33-year-old woman, arrested a few days ago in Nîmes as part of the investigation into the assassination of the professor of history and geography, was indicted, bringing the number of people prosecuted to 15. This folder.
A woman arrested on June 22 in Nîmes as part of the investigation into the assassination of Samuel Paty was indicted on June 25 for “terrorist criminal association”, bringing the number of people prosecuted in this case to 15. dossier, AFP learned from a judicial source.
According to this source, the 33-year-old woman has been placed under judicial supervision. In the days leading up to the attack, she was in contact with Abdullakh Anzorov, the Chechen-born refugee who murdered the history-geography professor, and who was shot dead by police shortly after committing his crime. Samuel Paty, 47, was beheaded on October 16 near his college in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (Yvelines) by this man who accused him of showing caricatures of Muhammad to his students.
This new indictment brings to 15 the number of people prosecuted within the framework of the open investigation for “complicity in terrorist assassination” and “terrorist criminal association”. Among these people are six college students.
Accused of having, with the parent of student Brahim Chnina, “named” Samuel Paty “as a target on social networks” a week before the assassination, the Islamist activist Abdelhakim Sefrioui challenged on May 31 in front of the court of Paris appeal for his indictment for “complicity in terrorist assassination”. According to sources familiar with the matter, the decision was put under advisement on June 28.