Burglary in the Hérault: the owner released under judicial control


Suspected of having organized the burglary of his house, during which he had shot a criminal in October 2017 in Servian, Herault, Daniel Malgouyres was released under judicial control Tuesday after a year of detention, he has correspondent of AFP.

"We can fight with more serenity". "They have no evidence against me, they will take me to the meeting because it's true that I did it, but it was to save my life," said Daniel Malgouyres, who must not remain in the Hérault second the terms of his judicial control, on his release from prison: "If we find a single proof against me, I sell my domain and I give it to the League against cancer".

"The fight for his innocence is not over," added his lawyer Jean-Marc Darrigade: "We will be able to fight with more serenity, the desire to go all the way and to be right until I honestly know what decided the judges to release it today rather than a month ago. "

Supplicates "self-defense". On 5 October 2017, Daniel Malgouyres, owner of the gardens of Saint-Adrien, a 4-hectare estate in Servian, shot dead one of the two men who came to steal the property and who had them beaten up, his wife Françoise and him. Imploring "self-defense", he was first indicted for "murder" and left free under judicial control.

But the second thief, arrested in Perpignan and indicted in mid-October 2017, accused him of organizing the robbery. Daniel Malgouyres was later indicted and imprisoned on October 20 for complicity in the attempted robbery. But in mid-December 2017, the Investigation Chamber of the Court of Appeal of Montpellier had pointed out that in French law there could be no theft between spouses, while holding him in detention.

The investigation with multiple twists takes place against the background of the tumultuous separation of the couple, which has been torn apart for months.


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