A minor has been charged with setting fire to the porch of Bordeaux’s town hall on March 23 during a demonstration against pension reform, the Bordeaux prosecutor’s office said on Friday (May 26), confirming the information. South-west. The 17-year-old was arrested on Thursday and charged “Degradation of public property with incendiary substances at gatherings” and was placed under judicial supervision. Since the beginning of the investigation, four more men have been charged with the same facts, two of whom have been sentenced to pre-trial detention.
The massive wooden door of the Bordeaux city hall was set on fire on the evening of March 23, following an extreme demonstration against the pension reform, just days before a planned visit to France, specifically Bordeaux. , King Charles III of England, finally revoked it the next day. The disaster, whose images were widely circulated on social networks and media, lasted for about fifteen minutes before firefighters extinguished it.
Source: Le Monde