PARIS: The French federal government on Wednesday revealed alarm system over the “despicable” fatality of a 14-year-old woman whose ruined body was discovered in the Seine river after she sustained online harassment at institution.
Authorities have actually detained two 15-year-olds, a young boy as well as a woman, that went to the same school as the target in Argenteuil on the outskirts of Paris, after her fatality late on Monday.
The killing has actually increased brand-new issues about adolescent criminal activity in France after a wave of violence criticized on combating between young people gangs.
Pupils interviewed outside the college in Argenteuil said the dispute began when images of the sufferer “in underclothing” circulated on the popular messaging service Snapchat.
“What took place to this young girl is utterly horrible and also despicable,” government spokesperson Gabriel Attal informed reporters after a closet meeting chaired by Head of state Emmanuel Macron.
“She was taken away by harassment, removed by a vicious cycle that added to this drama,” he added, vowing that those liable would be punished.
Attal said: “We understand that harassment starts at school, it starts in the classroom as well as the play area. But what is new in recent years is that it continues online after course.” According to prosecutors, the mommy of the apprehended young boy told authorities her boy admitted that he and also his friend had actually hit a young girl and she came under the Seine, which flows with Argenteuil after leaving Paris.
The institution validated Wednesday that the two restrained youths had actually currently been the subject of a disciplinary treatment over their behavior towards the target, and had actually suggested her mommy to file an issue with the cops.
Both had been prohibited from getting in the institution as well as had been summoned to show up prior to a disciplinary committee on Tuesday, the day after the victim was eliminated, the school said.
There was “tension between these three trainees after the victim’s phone was hacked and also jeopardizing pictures were posted by her 2 classmates,” the Cognacq-Jay high school stated.
Stress over youth violence were already growing after a 15-year-old young boy of Ukrainian beginning was drastically beaten in Paris in January, with the strike caught on video clip and going viral.
“We can not accept a trivialisation of violence,” said Attal, including that there needed to be a “penal response for minors that was quicker and also extra reliable”.
Recently, Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer, Inside Minister Gerald Darmanin and also Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti chaired a meeting of justice and safety and security authorities to take care of the issue of teen gangs, especially in the Paris region.