the Lille prosecutor’s office confirms the opening of an investigation – Release

Domestic violencedossier

After the handrail filed against the LFI deputy by his wife, the justice system announced on Monday, September 19, that it had launched investigations as part of its “proactive criminal policy for the treatment of domestic violence”.

The Lille prosecutor’s office confirmed on Monday September 19 that it had opened an investigation after the handrail filed against LFI deputy Adrien Quatennens by his wife, confirming information from the Parisian. Investigations have been launched “as soon as the prosecution has been informed of the contents of the daybook”. This approach falls within the framework “a proactive criminal policy for the treatment of domestic violence”, underlines the instance, setting up “since many years”.

“In case of deposit of a handrail and when the facts seem to him to merit it”the police must contact her “for instructions”, explains the floor. And to specify: “The prosecution regularly decides to initiate an investigation notwithstanding the absence of an initial hearing of the victim when the facts appear serious or likely to recur.”

The Lille public prosecutor’s policy to combat domestic violence also provides “only a victim support association” that is “immediately mandated to take charge” with the victim and “encourage him to take part in the legal proceedings”. “No procedure in this matter is closed without further action by opportunity”insists the prosecution, which emphasizes that for its “the good proceedings”the inquest in this case was to be held “away from the media scene”.

In a press release dated September 13, after the existence of this handrail was revealed by the chained DuckCéline and Adrien Quatennens said they had learned “through lawyers” that the prosecution had taken up the facts. But the latter then declined to comment. Adrien Quatennens announced on Sunday September 18 that he had “withdrawn from his function as coordinator” of La France Insoumise, acknowledging violence against his wife in a statement posted on Twitter.

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evoking “disputes” since the announcement by his wife of his desire to divorce, he specified in particular that he had “grab the wrist” during one of them. He also admitted to having “gave a slap”there is «un an», “in a context of extreme tension and mutual aggressiveness”. “I deeply regretted this gesture” who “never happened again”he pointed out.