Seine-Saint-Denis: A third man indicted in the case of pedestrians dragged in the street

A third man was indicted and imprisoned after the broadcast of a video shot last weekend showing a motorist grabbing and dragging two pedestrians until they fall, the prosecution announced on Saturday of Bobigny. This third protagonist, rear passenger of the vehicle, had presented himself spontaneously Thursday at the police station of Noisy-le-Sec, in Seine-Saint-Denis, where the facts took place in the night from Saturday to Sunday. He had been placed in police custody.

At the end of this, the investigating judge indicted for complicity in intentional violence resulting in incapacity for work of more than eight days in a meeting, with a weapon and with premeditation, announced in a press release the prosecutor of Bobigny Eric Mathais. The two other occupants of the vehicle, the driver and the passenger in the front of the vehicle who filmed the scene, were arrested then indicted and imprisoned earlier in the week.

“Mad laughter of the evening”

The amateur video, subtitled “Mad laughter of the evening”, sparked an uproar on the networks social networks and is the subject of numerous reports from Internet users on Pharos, the platform for reporting illegal online content and behaviour. The passenger there films the driver who grabs a man while continuing to drive, forcing the victim to run until he falls to the ground. Then it’s another man’s turn to suffer the same fate.

A man from 64 years, named Ali, filed a complaint against the occupants of the car. He was prescribed 45 days of ITT, suffering in particular from a broken shoulder and foot. “The authors had asked him for a cigarette. When he handed it to the driver, the latter grabbed him by the arm, held him back and started accelerating, ”described the Bobigny prosecutor on Tuesday.

The second victim visible on the video has not been identified to date. A young woman, who does not appear in the images but says she has suffered similar events, has also filed a complaint.