Schoolboy killed in the Lilacs: the three arrested teenagers were imprisoned for "assassination"


The three teenagers indicted after the death of a 15-year-old student, stabbed in the Lilacs, were placed in custody on Wednesday. They are accused of "organized gang murder".

The three teenagers, aged 14 and 15, were indicted on Sunday, but had asked for time to prepare their defense regarding their detention on remand.

A "conflict between neighborhoods"

On September 4, Kewi, a 15-year-old high school student, was fatally stabbed at the entrance to the municipal stadium of Les Lilas, in Seine-Saint-Denis, under the eyes of students in PSE class. According to a source close to the case, the three teenaged boys were angry at him in a context of "conflict between neighborhoods". The victim was from the nearby town of Pré-Saint-Gervais and educated in Aubervilliers.

"The detention of my client, who is 15 years old and has no record of his criminal record, is clearly motivated by the context of gang rivalry," Antoine Van Rie, a lawyer, told AFP. the main suspect, suspected of having stabbed deadly.

The knife discovered near the college

On Tuesday, almost all the teachers of Marie-Curie College and Paul-Robert High School, neighbors of the scene of the attack, stopped work after the discovery of a knife near the college. College staff were to be received Wednesday by representatives of the National Education.

In a statement, Paul-Robert's teachers demanded "the security of sports facilities" and the "emergency classification of their high school violence prevention zone". They denounce persistent insecurity, one year after the death of another young, a 13-year-old schoolboy, who died in the Lilacs, after a brawl between young people from four neighboring communes.


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