Twelve folks will stand trial in Paris over a £7.4million jewelry heist focusing on Kim Kardashian West in 2016, authorities revealed on Friday.
The truth TV star stated she was tied up at gunpoint and locked in a rest room after armed robbers pressured their method into her rented Paris condo throughout trend week.
After 5 years of investigation, investigating judges have ordered the case despatched to trial, a judicial official stated Friday.
Twelve folks will stand trial in Paris over a £7.4million jewelry heist focusing on Kim Kardashian West in 2016, authorities stated Friday. Pictured: Kim Kardashian and her bodyguard Pascal Duvier seen out and about in Paris the day earlier than the theft, on October 2, 2016
The 12 suspects face a spread of expenses associated to the theft.
No trial date has been set, and the official wouldn’t present additional particulars.
Kardashian West’s French lawyer didn’t instantly remark.
After 5 years of investigation, judges have ordered the case despatched to trial, after armed robbers pressured their method into Kim Kardashian West’s rented Paris condo throughout trend week in 2016
A number of suspects have been launched from jail pending trial for well being causes, together with 68-year-old Yunice Abbas, one of many 5 males accused of finishing up the heist itself, who printed a e book about it final yr.
The alleged mastermind, Aomar Ait Khedache, wrote Kardashian West an apology letter from his jail cell, saying he regrets his actions and realizes the psychological harm he brought about.
On the time, a spokeswoman for Kardashian West stated she was badly shaken however bodily unhurt.
Kim and sister Kourtney traveled to Paris collectively in October of 2016 to attend Paris Trend Week.
Police stand guard on the entrance to a resort residence on the Rue Tronchet, close to Madeleine, central Paris, the place actuality star Kim Kardashian-West was robbed at gunpoint by assailants disguised as police (Picture taken on October 3, 2016)
In a reunion episode of Retaining Up with the Kardashians in June this yr, Kardashian West instructed host Andy Cohen she nonetheless can not sleep if there are any ‘costly objects’ in her dwelling.
5 years after the theft, she revealed: ‘So far as jewellery, if I’m sporting one thing, it’s borrowed. It’s faux.
‘I can’t sleep if I’ve jewellery in my protected, or cash, or something at my home. I simply don’t reside my life like that.
‘The issues I valued earlier than that occurred had been genuinely utterly completely different than what I worth now. It’s enjoyable to dress up and all this, however like, [material] issues don’t make me.’