The mayor of Calais challenges Gérald Darmanin after several fights between migrants
The LR mayor of Calais, Natacha Bouchart, arrested the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin in a letter pointing to “serious events” involving immigrants in his city in recent days.…
The LR mayor of Calais, Natacha Bouchart, arrested the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin in a letter pointing to “serious events” involving immigrants in his city in recent days.
“I appeal to your direct intervention so that concrete and operational measures be taken as soon as possible” guaranteeing “the safety of Calais residents”, writes Natacha Bouchart in this letter, also sent to AFP on Wednesday.
She mentions in this letter a brawl involving around thirty migrants in the city center of Calais on Sunday afternoon, a second Monday and a ” ault perpetrated within the permanence of access to care “Tuesday.
During this last attack, a man was “irritated with the nursing staff” and “wielded a cutter while threatening them”, writes the mayor. The interpreter employed by the hospital was injured in the hand “by intervening to disarm the aggressor”, she adds.
ault, cutter and narcotics
The city councilor asks to be heard by the National embly and the Senate as part of the examination of the bill relating to immigration.
Sunday’s brawl, involving a “significant number” of people, resulted in the arrest of four individuals, three of whom were tried in immediate appearance on Wednesday afternoon, the prosecutor of the Republic of Boulogne told AFP. sur-Mer, Guirec Le Bras.
The prosecutor also confirmed that an individual had “been arrested after taking out a cutter” during an interview at the care access office, then placed in police custody. The doctor who examined him considered that he should be hospitalized because of his mental state.
Guirec Le Bras was not aware of a brawl on Monday but added that a migrant had been arrested that day “for a case of ault which gave rise to a summons to court” and that another had been arrested on the 23rd for possession of narcotics.
He notes “for the past few days, a certain number of acts committed in Calais involving people who may be or are migrants”.