In October last year, France was stunned by the assassination of French professor Samuel Patty, a radical Islamist. On Monday (8), country officials reported that the death was directly caused by a lie told by one of the students of the man, who was only 13 years old. “Rebellion as cruel as a reality” The newspaper Le Parisian fired.
The week before the murder, the girl provoked extreme rebellion by parents and students at the school of the Conflance-Saint-Honorin on the outskirts of Paris. She accused him of promoting Islamophobia in the classroom, after teaching him about freedom of expression by showing controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad published in recent years by the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. The student told his father and then the police that Samuel demanded that Muslim students leave the classroom. In the first version, she claimed that she refused to obey the order, and argued with Samuel until she was ejected.
Serious allegations of the girl led to a video being recorded by her father, which went viral on social media. In the recording, he called Samuel Patty a “thug”, releasing his cell phone number and school address. In addition, a police complaint was filed against the teacher for “spreading pornographic images” and he testified about the controversy.
Four days before his death, the professor defended himself and said that he was falling prey to the lies the student had created. At the time, Samuel had already claimed that the girl was not present in that class. “She created a story through rumors from colleagues. This is a false statement intended to harm the image of the teacher representing school and education as an institution. “, In an excerpt from the inquiry, is released by Francinfo. Pati was murdered near the school after an 18-year-old was seriously injured by police in a neighboring town.
Due to the investigation, the student was questioned several times. This was when he started changing versions of what had happened. Finally, in November, she admitted that she was not present in the Futurist class, which was confirmed by praise from other students. He also said that the teacher never expelled anyone from the class. Conversely, before showing the caricature, the teacher warned that if the young people were surprised by the images, they could close their eyes.
Police are still trying to understand that the student was motivated to lie, and worse, to maintain the fictional story, even with many of the negative things that already happened to Samuel Patty Was happening, still alive. Authorities believe she tried to feel valued by her father, as she has a twin sister who is “grade 10” at school. The teenager, by contrast, has a history with a series of absences and exclusions for loose behavior.