Medhi, the brother of Samy Verdier killed in a shooting in Colomiers in 2019 and the only witness to the settlement of accounts, was under fire from questions, Tuesday June 28, at the assizes.
“Didn’t you kill your brother?” ” ” No way “. For nearly two hours, this Tuesday, June 28, Medhi, the brother of Samy Verdier, killed in a shooting on February 21, 2019 in Colomiers, was under the fire of questions from the Assize Court of Haute-Garonne.
Both a key witness and a civil party, he had to come back to the sequence of events that led to the death of his brother. That evening, he was at the scene of the assassination. The only witness with the exception of Aboubeker Berchame alias “Boobs”, 27, and Youssef Varela de Barros alias “Ursaf”, 28, the two accused, Medhi must have remembered.
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“I arrive late by car, I don’t want to go. I am good with my wife and my daughter, he says. I see my brother with these two people. It surprised me, I see them in ski clothes. Until the reenactment, I didn’t know where everyone got in the car.
At the wheel, the young man hears “gunshots”. Like a machine gun. My brother, I don’t know where he went. I stay stuck, I stall. According to his memories, he gets out of the car and gets shot. He calls his brother in the dark. No answer.
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Why did they have an appointment in this residence parking lot in the middle of the night? “To have a drink”. “They say it’s for a carrot… (stealing drugs, editor’s note)“.
The victim, Samy, was armed that night. “My little brother was under pressure every day. We tried to assassinate him in September”. Because, a few months before, in a PMU of Papus, a man had lost his life in a shooting. “We were told that a man wanted to kill Sami. At that time, he was annoyed because he wanted to recover Tabar’s deal point (he had lost it during an incarceration, editor’s note). But he wanted to do it with pies, not with bullets. For that, we needed a team”.
Encouraged by his lawyers, Mes Pierre Dunac and Christian Etelin, Medhi held firm then the tension rose against Mes Alexandre Parra-Bruguière, Jacques Derieux, Alexandre Martin and Emmanuelle Franck, for the defense. “What is your credit on this evening and the fact that you were going to have a drink…”