Kobili Traore threw the Jewish pensioner out of her Paris window, while shouting "allahu akbar" (God is great)
Outraged with France's final court of appeal's verdict in the Sarah Halimi, a'h, H'yd, murder, the Union of Democrats and Independents Party announced Wednesday it would establish a parliamentary commission of inquiry to investigate the Jewish pensioner's murder.
The facts of the case are not in dispute; Halimi, a former kindergarten director was beaten in her Paris apartment before the assailant - Kobili Traore, her Muslim neighbor - tossed the 65-year-old out of the window.
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Traore yelled "Allahu akbar" (God is great) while committing the crime but France’s final court of appeal on criminal cases - in April 2021 - upheld a previous court verdict that he was not criminally responsible for the killing because he had carried it out during a psychotic episode, brought on through the prolonged use of cannabis.
In France, all political parties are allowed, once per year, to initiate a parliamentary commission of inquiry. French-Israeli parliamentarian Meyer Habib initiated his party’s request to form the commission into the Halimi murder and was appointed to spearhead it, according to Israel Hayom. Read more at i24