• The police officer responsible for registering the complaint of the young 31-year-old woman a few weeks before she was burned alive by her violent recidivist husband had himself been convicted of domestic violence.

  • The police officer must be heard by a disciplinary council.

  • The inspection mission requested after the murder of the young woman revealed a series of shortcomings relating to the monitoring of the violent spouse and the protection of the victim.

It was a thunderclap in the Mérignac feminicide case. The policeman who had received on March 15 the complaint of Chahinez Daoud against her violent husband before he burned her alive on May 4 in Mérignac, near Bordeaux, had just been sentenced for "domestic violence", has t - we learned from the prosecution, confirming information from the

Chained Duck.

"We were informed on June 24 by the Bordeaux sentencing judge that one of the officials who took Ms. Daoud's complaint of March 15, 2021 had himself been the subject of a conviction for domestic violence" , indicates the Bordeaux prosecutor's office.

The Bordeaux correctional court had sentenced him on February 10 to an eight-month prison sentence with probationary suspension and not recording this sentence in the B2 criminal record, according to the prosecution.

The police "admitted the facts, specifying to be followed by an addictologist", writes the

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A disciplinary council to come

The national police specified that “an administrative investigation had been opened as soon as the police officer's wife had lodged a complaint”. Following this investigation, the official was the subject of a "request for referral to a disciplinary board", "which has not yet been held," said the national police.

According to the

Chained Duck

, his hierarchy was "fully aware, one of his bosses" admitting that "his assignment to the complaints office 'was questionable'". Chahinez, 31, mother of three, died on May 4, after being shot and wounded by her violent repeat offender husband from whom she was separated, who then set her on fire in the street. This tragedy sparked a wave of indignation and provoked a joint mission of the General Inspectorate of Administration and the General Inspectorate of Justice.

The government announced on June 10 new measures following the report of this mission, highlighting a series of failures in the monitoring of the violent partner who repeatedly offends and the protection of the victim.

On March 15, the mother went to the police station to report another assault on her partner, explaining that he had hit her and tried to strangle her.

In its report, the inspection mission underlines that “the danger assessment grid and the victim assessment sheet” were indeed “filled in” and then sent by the police to the prosecution, but according to it “there is a doubt. serious about the care with which these grids have been completed ”.


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