7th Rangers: Deaf 'Islamic convert' is named as Paris police HQ attacker: IT worker who fell out with supervisor 'over dealing with women' slaughters four colleagues, including female officer, with a knife before being shot dead
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Deaf 'Islamic convert' is named as Paris police HQ attacker: IT worker who fell out with supervisor 'over dealing with women' slaughters four colleagues, including female officer, with a knife before being shot dead
Friday, October 04, 2019
Dead Jihadi aka Michael Harpon, 45 a convert
Vlad Tepes : A deaf civilian police worker who had
recently converted to Islam was shot dead in Paris today after murdering
four colleagues with a ceramic knife following a 'dispute over working
with female colleagues.
Michael Harpon, 45, caused the bloodbath in the French capital's historic Police Prefecture, next door to Notre Dame Cathedral.
have not ruled out a possible terrorist motivation for the Thursday
afternoon attack, which left a woman and three men dead.
were repeatedly stabbed by Harpon, who had worked in the IT department
at the Prefecture since 2003, in the worst loss of French police lives
in a single day since World War II.
Harpon had recently been reprimanded by his female boss over his refusal to interact with women, Actu17 reported.
hours of the attack, anti-terrorist officers had raided Harpon's flat
in an apartment block at Gonesse, a suburb some 12 miles from the scene
of the attack.
His wife, Iham, was
arrested, as an investigating source said that the nature of Harpon's
attack corresponded with similar ones carried out by terrorists
affiliated to Islamic State and Al-Qaeda.
(It should be noted that other news reports explain that he was working in a secured part of the police station. That he murdered his colleagues with a ceramic knife that would not be seen by the metal detectors used for that part of the building. This means he knowingly brought in a weapon that could not be detected, and more importantly means this was not a spontaneous result of an argument but ) was a premeditated act of jihad.