Several arrests took place Saturday, November 9 in the afternoon in the sensitive neighborhood of L'Ariane, in Nice, on the sidelines of the shooting of a rap clip where some of the participants wore masks and replicas of weapons of warsaid a police source this Sunday, November 10.
These arrests, five initially on the grounds of "participation in an armed gathering", were followed by a" beginning of urban violence "and new arrests, said the source. these are nine people who were still in custody this Sunday morning on the basis of an investigation entrusted to the Departmental Security by the Nice public prosecutor's office. The author of the rap video itself is one of those held in police custody.
"It was the residents of the neighborhood who alerted us around 4pm when they saw in the street about fifty young people, some of whom had their faces concealed by masks like Anonymous or Casa del Papel, with in their possession beautiful replicas of Kalashnikov type war weapons that could make think of real weapons ", explains this police source.
Three miners among the arrested
In the ensuing clashes, theThe police forces sporadically suffered projectile jets like glass bottles or pieces of concrete on their vehicles, without deploring wounded in their ranks. The services of the road intervened to clear bins reversed on the roadway.
Among the people arrested three minors, also placed in custody with the exception of one of them who, because of his young age, received only a reminder of the law by a judicial police officer.
Another individual was also taken into custody after coming to insult the police station in this sensitive area in the east of the city. The calm returned quickly enough, around 18h, says the police, which however maintained the securing of the sector until late evening.