The third suspect in the murder of passers-by was detained in France

US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — In France, three men of Sudanese descent are currently on trial in an attack on passers-by in the city of Romans-sur-Isère in the southeast of the country, reports Le Figaro.

The publication notes that in addition to the alleged perpetrator of the attack, as well as the second person presented by the investigation as “his acquaintance,” the police detained a third young man of Sudanese origin, who lives in the same house as the defendants.

On April 4, 2020, a 33-year-old man attacked passers-by with a knife in the city of Romans-sur-Isère in the French department of Drome. The suspect, a native of Sudan, received asylum in France in 2017.

– Prosecutor’s office to investigate attack in France –

French National Anti-Terrorist Prosecutor’s Office announced that it will take on the investigation into the killing of passers-by in the city of Romans-sur-Isère in the south-east of the country, BFM TV reports.

The National Anti-Terrorist Prosecutor’s Office launched an investigation, in particular regarding “killings in connection with a terrorist enterprise”.

According to the prosecutor’s office, “the manuscript documents with religious overtones were found in the suspect’s house, in which the author complains, in particular, about life in the country of unbelievers.”

Earlier, French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner announced the start of an investigation under the auspices of the local prosecutor “in constant contact with the national counter-terrorism prosecutor’s office,” which should determine whether this attack should be called a terrorist attack.


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