A man suspected of having helped in his escape Romain Bouvier, one of the alleged murderers of ex-rugbyman Federico Martin Aramburu on March 19 in Paris, was indicted at the end of April, AFP learned on Friday from a source. judicial, confirming information from



"A man was indicted on April 22 on the counts of subtraction of documents or objects to obstruct the manifestation of the truth, concealment of documents or objects obstructing the manifestation of the truth and provision of means to subtract a person to be searched or arrested, ”said a judicial source.

He was placed under judicial supervision, according to the same source.

According to the sports daily, this man, "in his thirties, is suspected of having helped Romain Bouvier".

“He would have acknowledged, at the very least, having provided support to help him flee, notably by driving him to the town of Sablé-sur-Sarthe (Sarthe)”, where the latter had been arrested on March 23.

He would have first "found Romain Bouvier after he went to a relative to change, a few moments after the fact, and take things to go on the run", further indicated L'Equipe.

Shot dead after an altercation

The 42-year-old former Argentinian international rugby player was shot dead after an altercation in a bar in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris.

The two main suspects in this murder are two militants rooted in the extreme right: Romain Bouvier and Loïk Le Priol, a former soldier and militant of the ultra-right movement Groupe Union Défense (GUD) who had fled to Hungary after the facts before being arrested.

They were indicted in particular for "assassination" and imprisoned.

A 24-year-old woman, Lyson R., presented as Loik Le Priol's girlfriend, was also indicted for "complicity in murder" and placed in pre-trial detention.

She is suspected of having driven a vehicle belonging to her companion on the evening of the incident.

Romain Bouvier and Loïc Le Priol were also tried on June 1 with other people for "aggravated violence" against a former leader of the GUD, committed in 2015. The Paris Criminal Court will deliver its deliberation on June 29.


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