The legal research on the zuuraanval this summer at the Sint-Jansplein in Antwerp, has been completed. Suspect Jean-Pierre W. appeared yesterday before the court. That extended his incarceration and sent hetonderzoek to the criminal court. There, Jean-Pierre W. soon, are accused of five claims.
Kristof Aerts of Antwerp public prosecutor: "First of all, there is the attack with a corrosive acid, which if attempted murder is considered to be. He is also prosecuted for threats and stalking, ed.) of Ragna S., for a break-in at her house and for the administration of beatings. The period in which the facts have played from 1 June 2017 to 30 July 2018."
Ragna S. hit on July 30 severely burned when Jean-Pierre W. a van sulphuric acid in her face in wild casting. That failed. The corrosive liquid was on her upper body and made derdegraadsbrandwonden.
Lawyer Jos Vander Velpen, Ragna S. defends: "Ragna is 41 % of its upper body burned. She is currently working on her ninth surgery. There will be many more to follow.
The legal research shows that women are still difficult to find the correct focus when their ex-friend them constantly harassing. The stalking, the harassment and threats of Jean-Pierre W. was more than a year. The police had that signals yet more serious one to take. Than had they, perhaps, also the intentions of Jean-Pierre W. to better understand. He has his zuuraanval well in advance announced by Ragna S. photos of mutilated women." (PLA)