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Death of Nahel: can the police officer who shot him go back to prison?

The suspected police officer to be at home the origin of Nahel's death, in June 2023 à Nanterre, was released this Wednesday, November 15 after five months spent in prison. Why did he get out and can he go back behind bars?

Behind bars since June 29, he was released from prison on Wednesday November 15. Florian M., the police officer suspected of for having shot and mortally wounded the young Nahel àgrave; Nanterre, last June, was released by decision of the investigating judge. If he left his cell, the 38-year-old man was arrested. placed under judicial supervision after the payment of bail and his release is subject to parole. several conditions: he is prohibited from entering into contact with the witnesses and the civil parties in the case of the death of Nahel, “from appearing publicly” Nanterre" and to "possess a weapon" according to information from France Inter and Le Parisien.

All requests for release from custody filed by the police officer and his lawyers since June had been filed by the police officer and his lawyers since June. refused until present. But the latest one, filed on November 9, was accepted, the judge considering that the conditions which justified the detention were no longer met according to the Nanterre public prosecutor's office. The police officer and suspect in the Nahel affair was detained to avoid any consultations with his colleagues involved and to ensure his protection after the violent riots that had been provoked by the Nahel case. the death of the 17-year-old young man.

A return to prison possible?

The police officer is out of prison, but the case is far from over. The man remains indicted for murder and therefore risks being sent back to prison. before the courts the outcome of the investigation, unless the charges are dropped at the end of the investigation. the end of the investigations. In the event of a trial, the fate of the police officer and a possible conviction will be left in the hands of the jurors and a prison sentence may be handed down, sending Florian M. back behind bars. /p>

Nahel's death occurred on June 27, 2023 at Nanterre. The 17-year-old young man was driving a yellow Mercedes and the vehicle was traveling at speed. The brisk pace had been spotted by two motorcycle police officers. After a chase during which the teenager had burned his car. a red light and crossed pedestrian crossings, the vehicle had been blocked. stuck in traffic jams. The suspect police officer then placed himself in the at the hood of the car and pointed his gun at Nahel. The young man then started again. the engine and received a bullet in the chest, mortally wounding him.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116