French court convicts eight for stealing Banksy mural from Bataclan attack site

French court convicts eight for stealing Banksy mural from Bataclan attack site

French court convicts eight for stealing Banksy mural from Bataclan attack site Eight people have been found guilty of stealing a mural by street artist Banksy from the Bataclan concert hall in Paris in 2019. Key points: - Banksy's mural is a homage to the victims of the 2015 terrorist attack on the Bataclan concert hall in Paris - The door it was painted on was stolen in 2019 and recovered by police in an Italian farmhouse in 2020 - The shortest sentence for the theft was six months suspended, the harshest a four-year prison term The French court delivered its verdict on Thursday, with prison sentences ranging from a few months to several years. In June 2018, Banksy spray-painted the mural of a veiled, mournful female figure on a …
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