French authorities have identified as a 18 year old and the Russian republic of Chechnya, although born in Moscow, to the murderer of a history teacher who taught his students several cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad from the satirical weekly ‘Charlie Hebdo‘, as judicial sources have confirmed to’ Le Figaro ‘and Europa Press collects.
The young man who shot dead by police shotsAccording to these sources, he lacked a record and had given no indication that he was radicalized.
On the other hand, sources from the Paris Prosecutor’s Office have informed the newspaper that other five people have been arrested throughout this morning in the French capital. Is about two parents of students from the study center where the victim worked and other three acquaintances of the assailant, although they have not been identified as relatives.
With these arrests they are already nine people who have gone to police disposal in connection with this crime.
The teacher had received threats
On the other hand, the French senator Bruno Retailleau has reported that the murdered professor had been subjected to threats for several days after teach the cartoons of the prophet, of which Islam strictly prohibits its representation, during a seminar on freedom of expression and the impact on the media.
According to the sources of ‘Le Figaro’, precisely the parents arrested In recent days they filed a complaint against the professor for teaching the cartoons in the magazine.
Remember that the offices of ‘Charlie Hebdo’ were the scene of a slaughter against its employees in 2015, perpetrated by sympathizers of the terrorist organization Al Qaeda, which resulted in 12 dead and 11 injured.
Reconstruction of the attack
Police have spent the last hours reconstructing the incident. According to the current state of the investigation, the professor was beheaded on Friday in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (in the department of Yvelines, in the vicinity of Paris), around 5:00 p.m. Staff from the city’s crime squad came to investigate a suspicious individual loitering near the facility.
There they discovered the victim and, already in the town of Eragny-sur-Oise (in the annexed department of Val-d’Oise), they found his assassin, what threatened the officers with a knife before being shot dead by police shots.