French police arrested a person on the Côte d’Azur suspected of involvement in the robbery of US television star Kim Kardashian in October 2016, local media reported on Monday.
The arrest took place this week and the detainee will be presented today before the investigating magistrate investigating the facts, which allowed the thieves to take a loot calculated at nine million euros in a luxury apartment in Paris, the newspaper “Nice Matin said. “in its digital edition.
So far, ten people are being prosecuted for the events, which were a serious blow to the tourist image of the French capital and its security.
Kardashian was bound and gagged at gunpoint during the robbery by five thieves who entered the luxury residence she occupied during Paris fashion week, disguised as policemen.
Among the stolen jewels was an engagement ring valued at 3.5 million euros.
The media later reported that the jewels were melted in Belgium and carved again, which explains why the loot has not appeared but that large amounts of money have been found in the records made to the houses of the detainees.
The investigators attributed the blow to a group baptized like the “clan of the veterans”, fichados by the police and, in many cases, in search and capture.