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LThe Paris Court of Appeal confirmed this Thursday, May 16, the dismissal of the case pronounced for the three gendarmes who had arrested Adama Traoré in July 2016 and after which the younger man died. Adama Traoré's household is interesting to the Court of Cassation, their legal professionals additionally introduced to AFP.

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This choice “dishonors the judicial institution”, commented in a press launch Me Yassine Bouzrou, who defends the sufferer's household on this case which has turn into emblematic of accusations of violence and racism concentrating on the police. “This matter is far from over because this miserable decision will be the subject of an appeal in cassation and France will be condemned by the European Court of Human Rights,” he added.

“We are pleased that justice has once again recognized the total innocence of the three gendarmes whose impeccable human and professional qualities we know,” for his or her half indicated Mr.are Rodolphe Bosselut, Sandra Chirac Kollarik and Pascal Rouiller, legal professionals for the navy.

Seven years of investigation

At the tip of seven years of investigation, three Parisian investigating judges had, on August 30, 2023, dismissed any costs towards the three gendarmes who had arrested on July 19, 2016 in Beaumont-sur-Oise (Val-d' Oise) the 24-year-old younger black man, who died two hours later. The household, which has lengthy denounced the conduct of the investigation, instantly appealed to the investigating chamber of the courtroom of attraction.

During the closed listening to on February 15, the general public prosecutor's workplace requested affirmation of the dismissal of the case in favor of the gendarmes, noting “the absence of material element as intentional”.

The public prosecutor relied on the report of 4 Belgian specialists in 2021, accomplished in 2022, who concluded that the demise of Adama Traoré had been brought on by “heat stroke” which might nonetheless “probably” not have been deadly. with out the arrest of the police.

READ ALSO Adama Traoré affair: the mom of an accused gendarme breaks the silenceAdama Traoré died on July 19, 2016 within the Persan barracks, two hours after his arrest in Beaumont-sur-Oise (Val-d'Oise) on the finish of a chase, a day when the temperature had approached 37 °C. He was arrested throughout an operation concentrating on his brother Bagui, suspected of extortion.

His relations, led by his sister Assa Traoré, accuse the troopers of getting precipitated his demise. They accuse the gendarmes of not having come to the help of the younger man, who had felt unwell of their car and had been left handcuffed till the firefighters arrived.