(ANSA) – PARIS, OCT 18 – The number of people arrested as part of the investigation into the beheading, Friday, of a history professor in the suburbs of Paris has risen to 11, according to what is learned from judicial sources. The latest in custody is a person who was close to the young killer Abdoullakh Abuyezidvich Anzorov.
Several people from the 18-year-old’s family of Chechen origin – his parents, grandfather and 17-year-old brother – but also friends and acquaintances, are among those arrested, together with the father of a student of the class of the teacher and a very active Islamist , Abdelhakim Sefrioui, who had accompanied him to the principal to protest against the lesson on freedom of expression.
Today at 3pm, in Place de la Republique, Charlie Hebdo and various teachers’ associations and unions met for a demonstration-tribute to the murdered history professor, Samuel Paty. Similar initiatives are planned in Lyon, Toulouse, Strasbourg, Nantes, Marseille, Lille and Bordeaux. (HANDLE).