Mohamed Amra: the escaped criminal, repeat offender, risked life in prison

Nicknamed "The Fly", the detainee transferred to the convoy attacked on Tuesday and who escaped with his accomplices is a repeat offender.

Mohamed Amra: the escaped criminal, repeat offender, risked life in prison

Nicknamed "The Fly", the detainee transferred to the convoy attacked on Tuesday and who escaped with his accomplices is a repeat offender. He was notably convicted of “burglary theft” and indicted for murder.

The attack occurred on the A154 motorway at the Incarville tollbooth, in the town of Val-de-Reuil (Eure). Several hooded men attacked a prison convoy which was transporting an inmate between Rouen and Evreux. An assault “with heavy weapons” as indicated this Tuesday by the Minister of Justice, Eric Dupond-Moretti. The detainee who was in one of the two vans attacked was nicknamed "The Fly". Mohamed Amra - his real name - 30 years old, did not belong to the category of particularly monitored detainees (DPS), as announced by the Paris prosecutor, Laure Beccuau. On the other hand, he is known very unfavorably by the police and justice services.

Mohamed Amra is a repeat offender. He has already been sentenced to 18 months in prison by the Evreux court for burglary, indicates the National Jurisdiction for the Fight against Organized Crime. In particular thefts from supermarkets and businesses in the suburbs of Evreux between August and October 2019.

He is also indicted for attempted homicide in Saint-Étienne du-Rouvray and in Marseille by the JIRS for intentional homicide committed on June 17, 2022 in Aubagne on a resident of Dreux, in a drug trafficking case, according to the information from BFMTV. The Paris judicial court mentions an indictment for kidnapping and sequestration leading to death.

In a press release, the JUNALCO public prosecutor's office announces that it has referred the investigation to the Central Office for the Fight against Organized Crime and the Rouen Judicial Police, relating in particular to the offenses of murder and attempted murder by an organized gang (incurring imprisonment). life sentence), escape and organized gang, acquisition and detention of a war army and criminal association with a view to committing a crime.

According to France 3 Normandie, “La Mouche” would also be associated with organized crime. “He was notably involved in drug cases, but also in kidnapping, sequestration and attempted homicide.” On the other hand, Mohamed Amra would not be listed as a radicalized detainee. Tuesday evening, the fugitive and his accomplices were still on the run. The Epervier plan, which had been put in place in the afternoon, had however been lifted.

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