The lawyer for the family of Cheikh Niass, named after the emigrant, who died following his arrest by the police, returned to the results of the second autopsy, which “did not report any trace of bodily harm, of violence or torture. ”
Me Ciré Clédor Ly said that the second autopsy performed on the body of the victim concluded “a Covid-19 on a diabetic ground”. The board speaks of “severely damaged” lung tissue.
Moreover, the Senegalese Order of Physicians was involved, as wished by the lawyers of the family, which had seized the prosecution.
Me Ciré Clédor Ly to specify that “the second autopsy performed on the remains of the immigrant was done in a contradictory way”. “There was also the presence of the scientific police,” said the lawyer. “It is in fact a panoply of experts and observers who were there for the second autopsy”, he assured.
Me Ly informs that the family was able to dispose of the body and the deceased was buried in Cambérène. “We had to allow Cheikh Niass’ widow to mourn and know exactly what happened and be able to return to France. A meeting will be held with the councils and the family to draw partial or final conclusions, ”said Me Ly.