An original translation by Ava Lon
INFO LE FIGARO – An urgent legal requisition was sent to urban supervision center of Nice Wednesday, July 20. The Paris prosecutor evokes a desire to “avoid the uncontrolled dissemination of these images.”
Panic and incomprehension in the office of mayor of Nice. Wednesday at 11 am, the Anti-Terrorism Sub-Directorate (SDAT) sent two agents who manage video surveillance of the city, with a requisition citing Articles 53 and L706-24 of the Code of Criminal Procedure and Article R642-1 of the Penal Code asking them for a “complete” erasure of 24 hours of images from six cameras named and numbered, but also of all the scenes from the beginning of the attack that took place on the Promenade des Anglais, on the night of July 14 .
“This is the first time we are asked to destroy evidence.”
The state agents of urban supervision center of Nice are stunned. “This is the first time we are asked to destroy evidence, says a source close to the investigation.The center of CCTV and the city of Nice could be prosecuted for this and also the officers in charge of the device don’t have jurisdiction to engage in such operations. “