Problem juvenile delinquency worries France

The troubled French teenagers are becoming more and more lawless. According to the French newspaper Le Figaro on the 10th, the Lyon prosecutor announced on the 9th that the police had arrested an 11-year-old boy in Liliolapup, a city near Lyon, for plotting multiple threats to behead Liliu. Graffiti from the mayor of Lapapu and insulting the police.

According to the Le Figaro, a group of five people wrote under the outer walls of several buildings in Leliolapap on the afternoon of the 6th that “we are going to cut off the mayor’s head”, “we are going to burn down the city hall” Graffiti with a serious threat. Recently, many violent incidents broke out in Leliolapap City. Underground drug dealers started confrontation because of police anti-narcotics, and 14 cars were burned. On the second day after the Ministry of the Interior sent an additional 200 police officers to support, the news that the mayor received death threats once again pushed the city of Leliolapap into a hot search in the media. Mayor Vincenti posted graffiti pictures on social pages, stating that “fighting violence, death threats will not make me back down.” Agence France-Presse stated that one of the five arrested by the police was an 11-year-old boy. He is currently in “judicial detention” and the police have not disclosed his identity. Currently, the investigation is continuing, and the police hope to identify and arrest other perpetrators involved in graffiti.

In addition, BFM TV reported on the 9th that two 15-year-old boys were arrested by the police on the same day for accidentally killing a 14-year-old girl. According to reports, of the three involved, two of them are boy and girl friends. While walking in the suburbs of Paris on the evening of the 8th, two boys beat the girl for unknown reasons, causing her to fall into the Seine River and drown. The mother of a boy reported the incident to the police after his son explained the incident. The police then found the girl’s body and arrested two suspects at the scene of the incident.

The French people reacted strongly to the two incidents. Many people said that the 11-year-old boy is a “violent adult model” that France will face in the future. Some people also left messages saying that public opinion is surprised that criminals are getting “precocious”, but people should be saddened by the rising unemployment rate and the inability of family education to give the younger generation hope for the future. Sociologist Mo Jie believes that in an environment where employment is inherently difficult, the new crown epidemic has aggravated the absenteeism of minors from school and school. Young people involved in drug dealing, theft, and gang struggles try to “seeking a sense of existence through force and violence.”

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