Reunion with freedom will have been short-lived. British singer Pete Doherty was arrested Sunday in Paris drunk after a fight,
the day after his release from custody in a case of cocaine use, has been learned from concordant sources, confirming information from the Point.
The Libertines member, aged 40, was placed in custody Sunday for "violence per person in a state of drunkenness," said the Paris prosecutor.
"He does not drink alcohol because of treatment"
According to his lawyer, the singer was arrested "after a fight with another alcoholic man who complained of violence without ITT (temporary interruption of work, ed)." "After he was in police custody, he went home and then went out for a drink, but he does not drink alcohol because of the detoxification treatment he's been doing for a month," Arash told AFP. Derambarsh.
Pete Doherty was released Saturday afternoon two days after his arrest shortly after buying cocaine in the Pigalle district. For these facts, the public prosecutor has demanded against him a fine of 5.000 euros under penalty of imprisonment, within the framework of a penal order which must still be homologated by a judge of the court of Paris.
At the beginning of a tour in Europe
The singer, who is at the beginning of a long tour in Europe and mainly in Britain, "committed to being followed full-time by an addictologist and a doctor so as not to fall back into temptation", said his lawyer.
"He is not a delinquent, he is undergoing a rehab in France and England and wants to focus on the rest of his artistic career," he added.
Pete Doherty, also known as former model Kate Moss's boyfriend, has repeatedly made headlines for her drug-related excesses. In July 2012, he was expelled from a luxury detox center in Thailand for lack of will in his fight against her heroin addiction.