The judge of freedoms argued Article 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure and the fear that the suspect, once released, will not remove evidence. Cédric Jubillar is indicted for “intentional homicide by spouse”.
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The written request for the release of Cédric Jubillar was rejected by the judge of freedoms and detention, Franceinfo learned from his lawyers Thursday, September 2, confirming information from BFMTV. The lawyers will appeal this decision to the investigating chamber in order to be summoned in ten days.
The judge of freedoms and detention rejected their request under article 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, which specifies that a provisional detention can be ordered so that the suspect does not remove evidence, explain the lawyers.
But the councils intend to plead for the release of their client because they believe that his placement in pre-trial detention presupposes that Cédric Jubillar is indeed involved in the disappearance of his companion while, according to them, there is no evidence. against him in the case.
Cédric Jubillar is indicted for “intentional homicide by spouse”, after the disappearance of his companion Delphine Jubillar in December 2020, and has been remanded in custody since June 18. On July 8, the Toulouse Court of Appeal already rejected a first request for the release of its lawyers.