The defendant had opened fire in the Quatre-Saisons district of Onet-le-Château, on the night of Sunday May 8 to Monday May 9.
Shortly after midnight on Monday, May 9, several residents of the Quatre-Saisons district in Onet-le-Château alerted the police. An individual is in the process of banging on a bedroom door with his car. Go back to it several times. But, above all, when he got out of his vehicle, he fired at least three times with a pistol. A weapon that the police later identify as an alarm pistol. The individual, born in Grozny in Chechnya, was finally arrested two days later, in particular thanks to his license plate number provided by witnesses on the spot.
Prosecuted in immediate appearance before the criminal court of Rodez, yesterday, he risked up to three years in prison. The president of the hearing Geneviève Boussaguet tried to explain, without much success; Above all, she insisted on “the personality of the accused, which he does not stop challenging.” He came from Chechnya about four years ago and in his thirties, he “hasn’t had any job since his arrival in France.
Above all, it is under three OQTF (Obligation to leave French territory)”. However, his criminal record is clean. Called to the bar of the court, a young mother who had warned the police the night of the incident, assured that the accused “had fired in (his) direction of her. I was very scared for myself and my daughter.” The latter filed a civil action and requested compensation for damages and interest for the damages suffered.
disturbance of public order
For the representative of the Public Ministry, Émilie Passier, these events are “extremely serious. Furthermore, the accused does not seem to notice. Either during his police custody hearing or during this correctional hearing.”
“The disturbance of public order is very important and his explanations are preposterous, he obstructed during the investigations,” adds the magistrate before requesting two years in prison, including six months of suspension, the prohibition of carrying a weapon and five years of disqualification. of the Aveyron territory.
In defense of his client, Me Laurent Balanger recalled that he had “recognized the facts” and above all “that he had no conviction. And obviously his behavior is inconsistent. After deliberation, the court sentenced the accused to two years in prison, a ban on owning a weapon for 15 years and a ban on staying in Occitania for five years. An arrest warrant was also issued.
Onet-le-Château: a young man hits a local car and fires a shot into the air