The French police arrested two folks of their twenties for organizing an unlawful occasion within the French city of Lieuron, the place 2,500 folks have been current on the flip of the yr. The occasion lasted a complete of two days.
Corona rules and guidelines have been violated en masse on the occasion. The younger folks face heavy fines if they’re discovered responsible.
A public prosecutor in Rennes stated Monday night that one of many suspects has been arrested for unlawfully staging an illustration and endangering the lives of others. He’s additionally suspected of illegal exploitation of a ingesting institution, involvement in drug offenses, vandalism and undeclared work.
The suspect’s lawyer says his shopper denies the allegations. “He admits that he participated and that he helped out, however he was not a member of the group,” stated counsel, who stated he was shocked that his shopper is in custody.
Investigators are nonetheless investigating to establish the opposite organizers of the roughly 36-hour occasion. The French police made greater than a thousand stories after the occasion.
The dance occasion with guests from dwelling and overseas got here to an finish on Saturday morning. Police tried to finish the occasion through the flip of the yr, however didn’t succeed as a result of partygoers grew to become aggressive at cops and threw rocks and bottles. Three officers have been injured.