The Marseille Criminal Court on Monday sentenced two firefighters for the moral harassment of a young recruit to six months suspended prison sentence.
Daily insults, bullying and painful practices such as “caleçonnage” … an “initiation rite” not at all to the taste of the Marseille Criminal Court.
Two marine firefighters from Marseille were sentenced to six months in prison suspended for moral harassment on a young recruit.
The suspect, a young sailor, was assigned in June 2015 to the Saint-Lazare barracks in the center of Marseille.
He denounced violence which he said had led to a suicide attempt and two psychiatric hospitalizations.
The firefighter had been transferred after six months to another barracks.
The young man who had training in firefighters since the age of 13 to achieve the follow-up of his dream has left the battalion of marine firefighters.
Eight months suspended prison sentence had been requested by prosecutor Cécile Guyonvarch during the hearing on Monday, October 18 before the Marseille Criminal Court
Already in June 2021, six marine firefighters from Marseille were sentenced by the military chamber of the criminal court to terms ranging from five to nine months in prison suspended for humiliating “games”, as “traditions” announced to two young people sailors.
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