05:27 GMT +321 July 2019
Listen Live
    France's Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve promised to deal with the accomplices of the man who killed a police officer and his wife.

    French Minister Pledges to Deal With Accomplices of Policeman's Murderer

    © AFP 2019 / MATTHIEU ALEXANDRE
    Europe
    Get short URL
    0 18

    France's Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve promised to deal with the accomplices of the man who killed a police officer and his wife.

    PARIS (Sputnik) — The investigation into the murder of a police commander and his wife in Paris suburb should lead to new arrests, France's Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Tuesday.

    "The investigation continues, it should lead to new arrests," Cazeneuve said while visiting the police department where the murdered served.

    The minister also promised to deal with the murderer's accomplices.

    On Monday evening, a man stabbed a 42-year-old police commander and took hostage his wife and child in the Paris northwestern suburb of Magnanville. The attacker killed the commander's wife, but the child was rescued.

    The murderer, identified as Larossi Abballa, was killed by riot police.

    Related:

    Murder of Policeman 'Dirty Terrorist Attack' - French Interior Minister
    Tags:
    French police, French Interior Ministry, Bernard Cazeneuve, France
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik