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Kimpembe house robbery: two young men sentenced to prison

They justified their actions as a “bait for profit”. On Thursday, the Versailles Criminal Court (Yvelines) sentenced two 21-year-old men to ten and eight months in prison for burglary last November at the home of PSG player Presnel Kimpembe.

Two young people admitted the facts, while saying that they did not know that on November 25, 2022 they were going home to the 27-year-old French defender of the international team. house before escaping after seeing the guard arrive. While escaping, they fell off the veranda through which they entered the house and lost their booty, jewelry and clothes, they told the court.

Their expedition was not “at all prepared” and it was the third person who gave them directions, they added, declining to identify themselves. They justified their act as a “bait of profit” and “ease”, faced with “money problems”. The two young people then expressed “regret” and admitted that they had made a “big mistake”.

“Violation of privacy”

The two men were taken into custody on Tuesday at a gendarmerie brigade in Noisy-le-Roi, a small town located between Versailles and Saint-Germain-en-Laye, and were charged on Thursday morning.

“This is the main house that was searched, visited, this is a violation of privacy: this is unpleasant,” said the player’s lawyer Yasmina Belmokhtar, indicating that his client “from the bottom of his heart” should have kept “his privacy and the privacy of his family “. The lawyer requested a symbolic euro as compensation for non-pecuniary damage.

The two defendants will receive a reduced sentence and be able to spend their detention at home under an electronic bracelet, the court said. During this hearing, the prosecutor requested eighteen months’ imprisonment, six of which were suspended, and issued an arrest warrant for the two defendants.

Presnel Kimpembe adds to the list of PSG players whose house has been robbed after Thiago Silva, Icardi, Choupo-Motinga, Di Maria and most recently the family of captain Marquinhos.

Source: Le Parisien

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