Threatened with beheading in tags, the mayor of the 8th arrondissement will be reimbursed for his legal fees by the City of Lyon

    Threatened with beheading in tags, the mayor of the 8th arrondissement will be reimbursed for his legal fees by the City of Lyon

    The General Code of Local Authorities providing for functional protection, Olivier Berzane will not have to pay a cent for the services of his lawyer Me Edouard Raffin who defended him in the trial of the tags on the walls of the Philibert-Delorme school in the 8th. Le Progrès reveals that the mayor of the district, who was notably threatened with beheading in these tags, requested and obtained this Thursday from the municipal council for functional protection. It is therefore the City of Lyon which will bear the legal costs of Olivier Berzane.

    As a reminder, the latter was the only one to have become a civil party, in order to relieve the teaching staff of the establishment also threatened. With his lawyer, however, he had campaigned so that the two authors of the tags were not sentenced to prison. Without success since they had been sentenced to 2 years including 1 year firm.

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