Their New Year’s rave party had made a lot of noise in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Five new alleged organizers of this rave, which gathered 2,500 people in Lieuron (Ille-et-Vilaine) from December 31 to January 2, were indicted, said Friday January 22 the parquet floor of Rennes in a press release.
They were notably indicted for “organization without prior declaration of a festive gathering of a musical nature in an undeveloped space” and “endangering others by manifestly deliberate violation of a regulatory obligation of safety or prudence” . They were placed under judicial control. A sixth person was placed under the status of assisted witness.
These six men, aged 21 to 26, were arrested and taken into custody on January 20. Two of them were “known to the courts for infringements of the legislation on narcotic products and one has already been convicted for organizational acts without prior declaration of a festive gathering of a musical nature”, specifies the parquet floor.
In addition, the first young person indicted on January 4, who was in pre-trial detention, was released and placed under judicial supervision. In all, nine people were indicted in this case which had sparked controversy in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. “The investigations are continuing under the authority of the two investigating judges”, complete the parquet.