This Monday, July 4, the Toulouse Court of Appeal shared its verdict concerning the release of Cédric Jubillar and decided to keep him in prison. A court decision pointed out by the lawyers of the main suspect in the case…
Yet another hope quickly swept away by Justice. Last June, Cédric Jubillar – the main suspect in the disappearance of his wife Delphine – was received by the judge of releases and detention in order to obtain his release. Only, the latter had met with a refusal. A decision contested by his lawyers who had quickly appealed. But on this Monday, July 4, the verdict finally fell: the Toulouse Court of Appeal once again decided to maintain Cedric Jubillar in prison.
A new blow for the defense of Cédric Jubillar. Interviewed by our colleagues from The Midi DispatchMaîtres Franck, Martin and Alary underlined the extent to which their client is still presumed innocent of the charges against him. As they later clarified, Cédric Jubillar “must benefit from the presumption of innocence“.”Justice is stubborn and this will lead to a legal disaster. We keep on fighting, no anger or resignation“, they then clarified.
Cédric Jubillar’s lawyers remain determined to have him released
While recent searches have been started in Cagnac-les-Mines with a view to finding the body of Delphine Jubillar, the case remains for Cédric’s lawyers at a standstill. In several statements, the latter not only deplored the lack of evidence incriminating their client but also the fact that he is still behind bars. “We will continue our fight and our client will be exonerated“, they had indicated to The Midi Dispatch on June 28.
A relentlessness that Maître Jean-Baptiste Alary had also underlined to Gala.fr, on June 23. “What I expect is on the one hand: that justice takes its responsibilities and that the judges have the courage to tell themselves that this case must be dealt with in the long term“, he had reported, before continuing: “That research must be carried out while Cédric Jubillar is free. That’s what I’m waiting for! We are waiting for that. Then the truth will come out, but today we have to respect the presumption of innocence and respect the fact that in this country the principle is freedom, and that detention is the exception.”
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