A suspect in the desecration of a monument to the victims of the Holocaust will be tried
Villiers-le-Bel – An individual suspected of having desecrated the Holocaust memorial in Villiers-le-Bel, will be tried this Friday.
The man who is suspected of hurling and smashing the tombstone in memory of the victims of the Holocaust in Villiers-le-Bel was brought before a judge after his long detention. The Pontoise Criminal Court will give its decision in a speedy trial.
A resident of Villiers-le-Bel, 45, who was identified by investigators at Sarcelles police station as having desecrated the memorial, was arrested on Wednesday morning.
The police, watching the video footage, noticed his coat and kaffiyeh. He claims that he was not involved in the incident last week.
The cemetery guard at Pierre-Mendes-Parnes Square discovered the broken memorial stone on Thursday morning, February 14th.
The mayor of Villiers-le-Bel, Jean-Louis Marshak, condemned the act.