published Kim Kardashian’s testimony to police of how a robber
threatened her at gunpoint when she refused to hand over a ring worth
millions of dollars. In the account of the Paris
robbery she described how she was bound and gagged and said one of the
gang was wearing a jacket emblazoned with police insignia.
said it had exclusive access to the handwritten report based on
Kardashian’s account, in which she said that the robbers seemed “inexperienced“.
newspaper also said it had a transcript of a brief interview given to
police after the masked men burst into Kardashian’s luxury residence in
October, taking jewellery worth nine million euros ($9.5 million).
last week made arrests in Paris and the south of France and 10 suspects
have been charged, including the alleged ringleaders.
‘Old Omar and Blue Eyes’
say the gang’s key members were Aomar Ait Khedache and Didier Dubreucq,
men in their 60s with long criminal pasts nicknamed “Old Omar” and
Dimanche report, for which the newspaper did not provide English quotes,
Kardashian, 36, said she heard noises at the door after returning from
dinner after midnight.
asked me with a strong French accent where my ring was. It was on the
bedside table. (But) I replied that I didn’t know and then he pulled out
a gun and I showed him the ring,” she told police, adding it was worth four million dollars.
gang also took a box containing jewellery including two Cartier diamond
bracelets, a diamond-studded necklace, a yellow gold Rolex watch and a
said after the gang had put her in the bathroom that she heard the men
talking to each other in French and had the impression they were saying
they should leave.
according to one investigator — that Kardashian and her entourage
would be staying at a discreet apartment-hotel complex in Paris’s chic
Madeleine district to attend catwalk shows during fashion week.
told Lienard that the jewellery was passed to another party. Khedache
was seen in the Belgian city of Antwerp, one of the world centres of the
diamond industry, with another suspect, 64-year-old Marceau
Baum-Gartner, a few days after the robbery.
police had placed other members of the gang under surveillance and
spotted four of them meeting up at a Paris bar in December.
believe they were discussing how to divide up the spoils of the
robbery. Around 250,000 euros was found in the police raids last week.