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Six individuals, suspected of getting stolen a piece by Banksy on the Bataclan, locked up

Six individuals, suspected of getting stolen in 2019 from the Bataclan a piece attributed to the nameless British artist Banksy and which was not too long ago present in Italy, had been indicted on Friday and positioned in pre-trial detention on Saturday, June 27, we discovered from judicial and police sources.

These six individuals had been arrested Tuesday in Isère, Haute-Savoie, within the Var, the Rhône and the Puy-de-Dôme, throughout an operation led by the course of the judicial police of Paris (DCPJ), answerable for the investigation opened for aggravated theft, specified a police supply.

Two of them had been charged with the chief of theft in an organized band and the opposite 4 for concealment of theft in an organized band, added the identical sources. All six had been positioned in pre-trial detention.

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The work discovered on a farm in Abruzzo

The work attributed to Banksy, which represents a sad-looking feminine character, had been painted in 2018 on a steel emergency door of the Parisian efficiency corridor of the Bataclan, within the type of a tribute to the very place the place 90 individuals had been killed on November 13, 2015 in a collection of jihadist assaults that hit Paris and Saint-Denis. The criminals grabbed it by reducing the door with a grinder, on the night time of January 25 to 26, 2019.

Italian police introduced on June 10 that that they had discovered the door on a farm within the Abruzzo countryside throughout a joint operation by French police and Italian riflemen

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