the police officer who took the complaint had been convicted of domestic violence

The policeman who had received on March 15 the complaint of Chahinez Daoud against her violent husband before he burned her alive on May 4 in Mérignac, near Bordeaux, had just been sentenced for “domestic violence“, AFP learned from the prosecution, confirming information from the Chained Duck.

«We were informed on June 24 by the Judge of enforcement of sentences of Bordeaux that one of the officials who took the complaint of March 15, 2021 of Ms. Daoud had himself been the subject of a conviction for domestic violence.“, The Bordeaux prosecutor’s office told AFP.

Sentenced to 8 months suspended sentence

The Bordeaux criminal court had sentenced him on February 10 to an 8-month prison sentence with probationary suspension and not recording this sentence in the B2 criminal record, according to the prosecution. The policeman “acknowledged the facts, stating to be followed by an addictologist»Writes Le Canard Enchaîné.

Attached by AFP, the national police states that “an administrative investigation was opened as soon as the police officer’s wife filed a complaint“. Following this investigation, the official was the subject of a “request for referral to a disciplinary council», «who has not yet held», Specifies the national police. According to the Chained Duck, his hierarchy was “fully informed, one of its bosses“Recognizing that”his assignment to the complaints office + was questionable +».

New measures taken in the wake of this murder

Chahinez, 31, mother of three, died on May 4, after being shot and wounded by her violent repeat offender husband from whom she was separated, who then set her on fire in the street. This tragedy sparked a wave of indignation and provoked a joint mission of the General Inspectorate of Administration and the General Inspectorate of Justice. The government announced on June 10 new measures following the report of this mission, highlighting a series of failures in the monitoring of the violent partner who repeatedly offends and the protection of the victim.

On March 15, the mother went to the police station to report another assault on her partner, explaining that he had hit her and tried to strangle her. In its report, the inspection mission underlines that “the danger assessment grid and the victim assessment sheet“Were actually”fulfilled“Then transmitted by the police to the prosecution, but according to her”there is serious doubt as to the care with which these grids were completed».


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