An investigation is underway after a video put online which shows the officer kicking a young sidelines of an event. An officer was in custody Thursday morning in the investigation of blows against a high school student in Paris last week on the sidelines of demonstrations against the bill work, do we learned from judicial and police sources.
The officer questioned the premises of the General Inspectorate of the National Police (IGPN), as part of the investigation opened by the Paris prosecutor, the sources said, confirming a report of i> Télé . A video showing the scene had circulated widely on social networks.
A violent blow
Filmed Thursday, March 24 near the Henri Bergson high school in the 19th arrondissement, it shows a 15 year old to the ground, raised by a police officer shouting “get up”. While it is beginning to rise, given by two police officers, one of the officials dealt him a severe blow. It’s that policeman who was taken into custody, said the judicial source.
The Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said he was “shocked” and had also requested the opening of an administrative investigation, always IGPN. The Paris police headquarters had said that high school students had also hurled projectiles at police vehicles and instigating violence. The next day, the young people were taken to two police stations in Paris, in the 10th and 19th districts, including throwing missiles on the facades and trying to break the bulletproof glass of the local police.