Algeria – It is a good part of the family who received a heavy sentence. An Algerian was sentenced by a French court to four years in prison, including 18 months suspended, for kidnapping his daughter. The latter was planning to marry a grandson of Harki.
The case was rumored last July. Mounia Haddad, elected local LREM (The Republic in march, the party of Emmanuel Macron) in Indre-et-Loire, a region of the center-west of the Hexagon, was reported absent in his place of work. An absence that did not go unnoticed by his colleagues
Alerted by her companion, the French security forces launched a search operation following which the 29-year-old woman was found at the parental home. She was in fact held against her will by the aim of disrupting her relationship and getting her married to a man living in Algeria.
In her version of events, the young woman told the investigators that she had been abducted by her father and two uncles while she was with her boyfriend in the Alpes-Maritimes, a region in southeastern France. In addition, she claimed to have made a withdrawal of 41,000 euros from her account under pressure.
Charged, the father, the two uncles and the brother of the victim appeared yesterday Thursday before the Criminal Court of Tours. They were all sentenced to ten months' suspended sentence for the brother, up to two and a half years in prison for the father and two years and one and a half years for his two uncles.