Lawyers ‘will not de­fend’ main Paris at­tacks sus­pect

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Lawyers for the main sus­pect in the Paris at­tacks, Salah Ab­deslam, said that they will no longer de­fend him as he has re­fused to speak to them. Mr Ab­deslam has re­fused to an­swer ques­tions since be­ing trans­ferred to France from Bel­gium in April and is be­lieved to be an­gry at round-the-clock sur­veil­lance of his jail cell. He was ar­rested on March 18 in Molen­beek, a Brus­sels neigh­bour­hood no­to­ri­ous for be­ing a hot­bed of Is­lamic extremism, and was trans­ferred to France to face ter­ror charges on April 27

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