Two of the attackers of businessman Bernard Magrez and his wife were sentenced to 7 years in prison, another to 6 years
The magistrates of the correctional chamber of the Bordeaux Court of Appeal sentenced, this Wednesday, September 29, Faouzi Abdelmounji and his brother Radouan to 7 years in prison. Ayoub, the third of the siblings, a six-year-old scoop. At the hearing, the 1uh Last September, the public prosecutor had required seven and eight years when they had each been sentenced to five years in prison at first instance. Michel Fourel, their accomplice, had his 30-month prison sentence confirmed on appeal. It will be carried out under house arrest under electronic surveillance.
Gaye Kamara and Steeve Nijean, two other attackers who could not appear because of a Covid cluster at the remand center, will be tried at the end of November.
On the night of January 11 to 12, 2018, businessman Bernard Magrez, 83 at the time, and his wife, 79, were violently attacked in their Bordeaux home by five hooded and armed criminals. The investigation charged to the judicial police made it possible to confuse the perpetrators of this attack and the theft of jewelry, bank cards, luxury watches as well as Bernard Magrez’s car.
In its judgment, the court triggered by Katell Couhe notes that “these facts, which could have justified the referral of their authors to the Assize Court, caused a real psychological trauma to the victims and disrupted their living conditions”.