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The trial of the murderer of Aldy Saint-Aude continued today with the pleadings of the lawyers of the civil parties, who both deplored "the total insensitivity of the accused with regard to the facts of which he is accused".

Second day of the appeal trial of Félix Asaitie, sentenced at first instance to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment for murder on the person of Aldy Saint-Aude(read our previous editions). After the various testimonies of experts (doctor, psychiatrist …) came the turn of the lawyers of the civil parties to speak before the court, presided over by Véronique Jauvion. It should be noted that, at the request of the Advocate General, Jean-Claude Belot, a document in the file was read by one of the assessors, in which the accused's particularly violent and insulting behaviour towards the police was reported during an arrest prior to this murder case.

As for the pleadings of the lawyers for the civil parties – twelve constitutions in total – they both pointed to the absence of regret shown by the accused with regard to the acts of which he is accused. "And worse, in my opinion, not a word of apology to the family," added Christine Charlot. The lawyer will also point out to the court that the accused "even if he is of a low intellectual level, knows very well how to show selective understanding when the case is raised. And he takes refuge in a total negation: it is not me, I have nothing to do with this story, he repeats constantly. »

Your firmest in Me Alex Leblanc, visibly very irritated by the attitude of the accused, whom he described on two or three occasions "as a little man who wants to play the powerful and who takes permanent refuge in lies. The lawyer said, during the proceedings, that he had "hoped for a moment of redemption" in Félix Asaitie. "But no, nothing. »

In view of the attitude of the accused, "totally insensitive, not wanting to become aware of the seriousness of the facts for which he appears", the lawyer warns. "Warning: he can start again.»

Tomorrow, closing arguments by the Advocate General and oral argument by Me Vincent Mazet, the counsel of Félix Asaitie.

Author: Michel LE TALLEC