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The Doubs prefecture “strongly” condemned a sign current in the demonstration in opposition to police violence in Besançon on which it was written: “one cop, one bullet”.

By LL with AFP

A sign during the demonstration against police violence in Paris on Saturday September 23.
A sign throughout the demonstration in opposition to police violence in Paris on Saturday September 23.
© FIORA GARENZI / Hans Lucas / Hans Lucas through AFP

DDuring the demonstration “against police violence” on Saturday in Besançon, a sign was “firmly” condemned by the Doubs prefecture. A card on which was written “one cop, one bullet” was noticed throughout this demonstration, in response to witnesses.

The prefect of Doubs, Jean-François Colombet, shared in a press launch his “indignation” at “this scandalous and unspeakable action against the police”.

Many anti-police slogans

This motion additionally comes “less than 48 hours after an attempted homicide of extreme and rare violence” in opposition to a BAC police officer in Sochaux, recollects the prefecture. A police officer was critically injured Thursday, whereas collaborating in the arrest of a 22-year-old younger man already convicted and the topic of a search warrant for escape, the Montbéliard prosecutor’s workplace stated.

“The police are mobilized day after day on our territory to ensure the security and tranquility of all our fellow citizens,” recalled the prefect. Numerous anti-police slogans have been additionally chanted throughout this demonstration which introduced collectively 470 individuals, in response to a depend from the prefecture.