A 23-year-old resident of Montpellier is due to be judged today for violence committed against a 43-year-old woman whom he rebuked for her western lifestyle. On Friday evening, the woman was driving in her car when she had stones and small bottles thrown at her, apparently because of a former conflict with the residents of the district.

A drunken suspect

Two individuals then kicked and punched her, insulted her and spat upon her and also ordered her to cover her face, rebuking her for not wearing a veil. One suspect was arrested: drunk, he claims not to remember anything.

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