Another murder, a public works contractor of Portuguese origin was gunned down early Tuesday afternoon to Prunete, on the eastern plain, not far from the RN 198. Victor Ribeiro was driving his car, he had to leave the restaurant where he had lunch with the family when the killers acted. The victim, aged 45, died on the spot, hit by several bullets in handguns.
A security perimeter has been established by the gendarmes and policemen PJ. This new murder brings to 18 the number of victims killed by gunfire since the beginning of the year in Corsica. The Minister of Justice, Christiane Taubira, expressed its « astonishment » and reaffirmed in a statement, « the government’s desire to restore respect for people and the rule of law in Corsica, » The Attorney General and Minister of the Interior will Corsica Sunday and Monday. Note that the new Regional Director of the Judicial Police, Philippe Chadrys, came from the sub-directorate terrorism, where he headed the division of operational logistics, took office Monday to Ajaccio.