A septuagenarian will be tried before the Dole Criminal Court after racist insults and a violent assault with his car against a 41-year-old inhabitant of Dole. Story.
The 72-year-old man was taken into custody on Monday April 26 after the assault on this Dolois. He was referred to the Dole Criminal Court for acts of willful violence with a weapon and racist insults. The trial will be held on May 28.
The facts date back to April 21, 2021 in Dole. The septuagenarian is surprised by the family of the victim with a camera, the parents suspect him according to the prosecution of taking photos of their home or even of their children. They then seek “to obtain explanations”, explains Lionel Pascal, prosecutor of the Republic of Jura. The 41-year-old father and the alleged aggressor then have a physical and verbal altercation during which the respondent threatens the victim with a cross key taken in his car and insults the interlocutor. , calling him a “dirty trick”.
The whole scene is filmed
The whole atlercation is filmed by the mother of the family who announces to have warned the police. In this video, as the man leaves in his vehicle, and the victim returns home, we see the car make a U-turn and come back to the father who jumps on the hood to avoid the shock, under the howls of his wife and children. The victim was subsequently issued with a 30-day incapacity for work.
The video, taken up and published by the daily Eastern Republican, caused a shock wave on social networks. It is no longer visible today.
The septuagenarian was not known to the police. He was placed under judicial supervision with a ban on appearing near the home of his victim,
It’s terrifying, this video is ultra-violent, when you see it, when you hear the cries of children, it’s terrible, there are no other words.
Rémi Vienot, President of Hope and Gypsy Fraternity of Franche-Comté
The spokesperson for Travelers from Besançon is due to visit the victim this morning accompanied by Khaled Cid, a business manager from Besançon victim in early February 2021, also of a violent racist attack. “Khaled wants to go talk to this man”, says Rémi Vienot.
The suspect says he wanted to scare his interlocutor
During his custody, the 72-year-old man denied having taken photos, which will be confirmed by the analysis of his device, according to the prosecution. He said he had “hearing difficulties” preventing him from understanding the object of the couple’s discontent. He says he himself was the victim of violence and “hit his interlocutor unwittingly”, “after being dazzled”. He explains his gesture by a desire to frighten the father of the family.
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