BOOBA – KAARIS – Released on Thursday, rappers Booba and Kaaris are under judicial supervision awaiting the trial on 6 September. What should they submit to? What are the risks if the judicial review is not respected?
[Mis à jour le 23 août 2018 à 18h53] Rappers Booba and Kaaris were released on Thursday, August 23 after spending three weeks in custody. Placed under judicial supervision by the Paris Court of Appeal, the two rappers had appealed to their pre-trial detention on Monday, while they were detained for a violent altercation at Orly airport. However, both men must adhere to a number of rules imposed by the judicial review. Eight closest rappers who were also involved in the clash between the clan of the Duke of Boulogne & # 39; with those of Sevran were also released and placed under judicial supervision.
What do rappers risk if they do not comply with the legal assessment process?
Failure to comply with the measures imposed by judicial review will, as provided for in Article 137 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, lead to a "return to court", which will decide whether or not to return to custody, "explains Me from Amélie Morineau to the Le Parisien newspaper. It is therefore in the interest of everyone to respect the judicial control, "said one of the lawyers of rapper Kaaris, Me David-Olivier Kaminski.
The two rappers indeed follow strict instructions to respect the measures of the judiciary. Measures that remain the same for all suspects, with the exception of deposit of 30 000 euros that must be done by each of the two rappers. Moreover, Me Yann Le Bras says that his client had proposed a deposit of 20,000 euros. An amount that was finally set at 30,000 euros by the court of appeal of Paris. And if the two rappers are not found guilty of the facts they are accused of, the deposit will be refunded to them.
Suspects must first give up their passport, as determined by the judicial review formally prohibited to leave French territory. In addition, the two figures of French rap prohibition to come into contact with each other. Remember that an application for the release of Booba and Kaaris was already rejected last week by Créteil's criminal court. The two enemies of French rap will be tried on 6 September for "brutal violence" and "robbery with destruction". Facts that are punishable up to ten years in prison.
"Legitimate" decision for Kaaris lawyer
For one of the lawyers of Kaaris, Me David-Olivier Kaminski, this decision is "in accordance with the principles of the law, ie the principle of freedom". The lawyer explains that his client regards this issue as "in accordance with the principle of the presumption of innocence". "He always said that he was not the cause of this fight and that he had done everything to prevent the fight, now we have to put things into perspective," said Me Droit-Olivier Kaminski. The second lawyer of Kaaris, Yassine Yakouti, applauded the decision. "Today it is important that Kaaris and his friends can join their families and prepare themselves for the lawsuit," he said.
Me Yann le Bras, the lawyer of rapper Booba, said in the meantime: "It is a decision that should have been taken on August 3", the day of the pre-trial detention of his client. Satisfied, the lawyer believes that "it is a case of violence that has not hurt anyone but the protagonists, it is back to what it is," he added at the exit of the hearing. Rappers Booba and Kaaris say they both miss this fight. They repeated their regret and promised to be "blameless" according to Booba's statements.
Process Booba and Kaaris: they risk "up to 10 years in prison"
Rappers Booba and Kaaris have been in jail for 10 years because of the damage done in hall 1 of the West terminal of Orly airport in Paris. Indeed, three complaints have been submitted by the Aéroports de Paris group for "disrupting public order, image and financial damage and endangering the lives of others". Remember that many flights on 1 August 15 to 30 minutes delay and that much damage was done in the duty-free shop of the airport. The damage estimated by the Air France airline is 8,500 euros. And as stipulated in article 223-1 of the Penal Code"expose others directly to the risk of death or injury (…) is punishable by a fine of € 15,000". And while the sum of the compensation would amount to 62,000 euros, Booba said he was willing to pay half of the amount during the Monday hearing. According to Le Figaro, the two singers run a risk of up to 100,000 euros. Booba and Kaaris will have to wait for their trial on 6 September to discover their sentences. In the meantime, both remain in custody.
Is the Booba-Kaaris the result of chance?
The "Duke of Boulogne" maintains his version, he did not know that Kaaris was at the airport that day. It is before the Court that the rapper Booba returned on the facts on Monday: "Neither myself nor the rest of the group, we did not know that we would pass Kaaris at the airport, otherwise we would have changed our tickets" plane "he had explained. add: "I regret what happened and we are ready to pay." A version that was submitted by his lawyer the day after the facts, explaining that his client was the victim of a premeditated The hand of the Sevran rapper Me Yann Le Bras (Booba's lawyer) confirmed the microphone of France: this argument is "something that is not ambush, but it is beginning to look like it".
The origin of the collision between Booba and Kaaris
The rivalry between the two French rappers is not new. Indeed, after sharing a title in 2012, it is now six years ago that Booba and Kaaris, nicknamed respectively the "Duke of Boulogne & # 39; and the "Rapper de Sevran", in the world of rap, waging war. Insults and provocations make the daily life of the two men an enemy on stage as in life. Yet Kaaris is the former protege of Booba. In 2015 he said in the Inrocks: "When I was in collision with Rohff and La Fouine, Kaaris did not intervene, we organized an interview to mark his support, but he panicked, I did it, I modeled it, but he refused to get wet. "
The quarrel between Kaaris and Booba is not the only fight the French rap rocked. Previously, Booba was already at the center of many skirmishes. He maintains a deep enmity with the rapper Rohff. The two men have been beaten for years & # 39; by pieces inserted. The situation even escalated in 2014, when Rohff mistreated two vendors in a boutique in Paris of the clothing brand Booba. La Fouine, and more recently Maître Gims, are added to the list of enemies of the "Duke of Boulogne".
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