The custody of the main suspect of the chopper attack on Friday in Paris, which left two seriously injured in front of the former premises of Charlie Hebdo, has been extended for 48 hours and a new person has been taken into custody, a judicial source said on Sunday. The custody of the main suspect, who presents himself as Hassan A., 18 years old and born in Pakistan, was extended by 48 hours by a judge of freedoms and detention on Sunday, according to this source. The man was arrested by police shortly after the attack on Friday in the middle of the day.
The custody of the young man’s little brother and that of a person appearing in his friendly entourage, started late Saturday afternoon, have also been extended by 24 hours. A new person was also placed in police custody on Sunday. She “lived at the home of Pantin (Seine-Saint-Denis) of the main suspect but had not yet been arrested,” said the same judicial source. Five people who lived with the main suspect in this two-room apartment in an old four-story building in Pantin were also still in police custody on Sunday afternoon.
“Attempted assassination in connection with a terrorist enterprise”
In total, nine police custody were underway on Sunday in this open investigation, in particular for “attempted assassination in connection with a terrorist enterprise” by the National Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor’s Office and entrusted to the criminal brigade and the General Directorate of Internal Security ( DGSI). In the midst of the trial of the murderous attack which targeted the satirical weekly in January 2015, a man attacked with a chopper on Friday noon two people from the Premiers Lines agency, seriously injured, in front of the former premises of Charlie Hebdo in Paris.
This man “assumes his act” which targeted the satirical weekly, according to sources close to the investigation, specifying that “Hassan A.” thought to find there again staff of Charlie Hebdo, whereas the newspaper is now installed in an undisclosed place.
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