Harassment and racist insults: seven police officers from Nancy Convigated Night Bac

Seven police officers were sentenced to sentences from six to eighteen months in prison suspended on Friday. The criminal court also pronounced prohibitions to exercise the profession of police officer for the seven condemned.

Le Monde with AFP

They treated a former colleague from the Nancy Night Night (Bac) of “Bougnoule” and harassed others “so that they leave” from the service. Seven police officers were sentenced on Friday May 13 to sentences ranging from six to eighteen months suspended prison sentence for harassment and racist insults. The criminal court also pronounced, for four of them, fines of up to 2,000 euros.

Finally, the jurisdiction, which released three of the ten defendants, pronounced prohibitions to exercise the profession of police officer for the seven convicted people, including a final for those who had been described during the hearings, in March, as the leader. For the other convicted people, the prohibitions are five years for one of them, two years for two police officers and one year for the other three.

The leader, the main defendant, will also have to pay compensation – ranging from 4,740 euros to 25,950 euros – to each of the four victims for violation of physical and mental integrity. He will also have to pay them between 2,000 and 5,000 euros for moral damage.

Ten police officers had appeared in mid-March, including nine for moral harassment and racist insults: the public prosecutor, François Pérain, who had claimed prohibitions to exercise for four of them, had requested until At eighteen months suspended prison sentence, evoking a “collective harassment” on the part of the defendants and qualifying their behavior as “machine to exclude which grinds a woman and three men”.

“they destroyed, I experienced a ordeal “

“Justice has passed and the message is clear: racism has no place in the police, harassment has no place in administration and in working relations”, praised Frédéric Berna , lawyer for the four civil parties, qualifying the pronounced sentences of “farms” and “up to the gravity of the facts”. “The penalties are correct, he added. It is not tolerable that racist and deviant elements take control of a police service (…), there is no question that the Republic is vampirizing by Ripoux cops “.

Solicited by the agency France-Presse (AFP), the lawyer for eight defendants, Juliette Grosset, did not wish to speak.

/Media reports.