The police having objected to their release, they were taken back to the police cell until Friday October 27, when the motion for their release on parole will be debated.
These suspects are provisionally accused of illegal assembly and damage to property by gang after they burst into this highly symbolic place in the capital at the end of a concert whose funds were to be donated to charitable non-profit associations.
They are :
As for the two police officers arrested, they are: PC Ajmal Badiol of the Special Mobile Force (SMF) and PC Moaz Basgeet of the Lallmatie police station. Both were interviewed today by the bloodhounds of Major Crime Investigation Team (MCIT) as part of the current investigation.
It was around 9.40pm on the evening of Friday October 20 when a group of hooded and armed individuals burst into La Citadelle. They brought a premature end to the concert, the proceeds of which had been donated to NGOs. The organizers had just informed these spectators that the sum raised was Rs 600,000.
“Teign partou. Arett konser fini”, a virulent voice had to shout. At that very moment, a wind of panic was blowing through La Citadelle. While some spectators ran out of the venue, the majority preferred to stay indoors to avoid a stampede.
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