Through Gabriel Kenedi
This is an unusual affair. After several months of investigation, the gendarmes of the company Toulouse-Mirail arrested a man, Thursday, November 25, 2021, in the area of Saint-Lys (Haute-Garonne), southwest of the Pink City.
A case that triggered several months ago
Everything starts during the summer. The gendarmes procuring themselves at the home of a man is under a search warrant. They then come across an individual who, with supporting documentation, declines an identity other than that expected by the gendarmes.
So they can’t embark it, but the military – surprise to have “mistaken” individual – push their investigations.
He was impersonating his brother
During their trip, the gendarmes seek to discover that this man, born in 1979 and of foreign nationality, usurped the identity of his brother … for several years. Except that the brother in question, domiciled in the Paris region, was totally unaware of it.
When investigators told him that he was the subject of a search warrant, the brother whose identity was impersonated then decides carrier complaint. And for good reason, he discovers that several procedures Judgments are underway against him … while it is his brother, the one who usurps his identity, who is the victim of several crimes and offenses.
Six months suspended prison sentence
The gendarmes thus realized that the suspect arrested declined the identity of his brother. “When it suited him”, but that he also continued to live under his true identity.
The prosecution has done what is necessary to launder the innocent brother, The usurper has meanwhile finally realized the gravity of his actions, which could have led his brother to prison. He therefore admitted the facts with which he was accused.
Brought before a magistrate from the Toulouse public prosecutor’s office, this forties was sentenced to six months in prison.
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