A TWISTED knifeman who savagely wounded four youngsters together with a Brit lady was seen strapped and slumped in a medical chair as he was carried to court by cops.
Self-styled Syrian-Christian Abdelmasih Hanoun, 31, was on Saturday morning taken from a safe police station to the town’s Palais de Justice.
Hanoun had his head slumped backwards, and appeared to be barely acutely aware.
He was left wounded by cops who apprehended him after the vile stabbing spree in Annecy, France.
Disturbing video confirmed Hanoun chanting to himself “in the name of Jesus Christ” as he stalked a playground within the picturesque vacationer vacation spot.
He vicious attacked a mum and a baby in a stroller with a knife together with three different youngsters and two adults even as passersby tried to cease him.
Today, he was anticipated to seem earlier than a decide, who was anticipated to cost him with a spread of offences over the rampage.
“Hanoun left the commissariat soon after 10am, with four officers carrying his chair,” mentioned an investigating supply.
“The chair is a medical one normally used by firemen to take injured people out of burning buildings.”
Victims included British lady Ettie Turner, aged three, and three youthful youngsters, as nicely as two adults.
All had been “stable” on Saturday, and making a superb restoration, with Ettie nicely sufficient to watch tv.
Also focused had been two French cousins named as Ennio and Alba, each two, and Peter, a 22-month-old Dutch boy.
The two adults who had been attacked had been Manuel, 70, and Yusuf, 78, who was additionally hit by a police bullet in error.
Despite being a failed asylum seeker who confronted deportation, Hanoun was left to sleep tough in Annecy.
A supply who works on a lake pontoon by Lake Annecy mentioned that he noticed Hanoun ‘on daily basis for the 2 months previous the assault.
The supply mentioned: ‘He was dressed in black – black backpack, dark glasses, bearded, and he wore a headdress to protect him from the sun – it could be a t-shirt, this wasn’t a non secular signal’.
Line Bonnet-Mathis, the Annecy Prosecutor who is main the investigation into the crimes, confirmed that Hanoun ‘will appear before a judge on Saturday’.
Hanoun has been ‘having tantrums’ in custody, and has ‘not provided any motive for the attacks’.
The divorced father of a three-year-old lady was refused asylum in France six days in the past and confronted being deported.
Despite this, there have been no speedy makes an attempt to take away him from the nation, or to monitor his actions.
Gérald Darmanin, France’s Interior Minister, mentioned this was a ‘troubling coincidence’, including: ‘For reasons not well explained he had sought asylum in Switzerland, Italy and France.’
Hanoun arrived in Sweden 10 years in the past, having served within the Syrian Army throughout the nation’s ongoing civil conflict.
He married a Swedish girl he had met in Turkey, they usually went on to have a daughter, now aged three, earlier than the couple separated round eight months in the past.
Hanoun was twice refused Swedish citizenship, and that is thought to have motivated him to transfer to France alone.
The a number of stabbings observe a collection of comparable crimes in France relationship again to 2015, most of them linked to Islamist terrorism.