the trial of the assassination of lawyer Sollacaro still postponed

It will become, like so many Corsican cases, one of the accursed cases of the specialized interregional jurisdiction (JIRS) of Marseille. The one that cannot be judged. Constantly cancelled, returned, invalidated… Monday, May 16, the Aix-en-Provence investigating chamber ordered additional information in the Sollacaro file, named after the former president of Ajaccio, killed a morning in October 2012 at a downtown gas station by a man on a motorbike. The death of this criminal lawyer among the most feared on the island, who had defended nationalists, Yvan Colonna and members of organized crime, had caused a shock wave within the island civil society and was part of a series of assassinations in the Ajaccio region targeting notables and business leaders.

The decision of the investigating chamber pushes back the date of the trial a little further, in this case where appeals and requests have been linked. It reverses the order of indictment (OMA) issued last January by the investigating judges and which opened the way to a trial before the Assize Court of Bouches-du-Rhône for four people, all members or close to the criminal gang known as the “Petit Bar”, named after a café located on Cours Napoléon, in Ajaccio, where its members met. She is described by the judges as a “criminal organization […] responding to the pursuit of occult activities appropriate to ensure the wealth of the clan and the reality

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