The alleged mastermind behind Kim Kardashian West ‘s horrific Paris robbery has reportedly told police all her jewelry — except her engagement ring — is gone. In accordance to excerpts of his police testimony published in French newspaper Le Monde and several other French shops, 60-year old Aomar Ait KIhedache reportedly informed investigators that all of the pieces they allegedly stole were taken apart, melted down and offered in Antwerp. “We all created the selection to melt them [down],” he stated, in accordance to the newspaper. “One of the people took care of it.” However, not anything was reportedly offered.
When asked about Kardashian West’s 20-carat emerald reduce diamond ring — which is reportdly valued at $4 million — Khedache reportedly told police “there is a particular person who has it … Every person was afraid to sell, simply because it is a stone that’s really easily spotted.” Khedache, also regarded as “The Outdated Man” was 1 of 17 persons that had been rounded up by French police earlier this month in connection with the October robbery. Khedache is now a single of ten men and women charged in connection with the robbery. He is currently being held devoid of bail. The testimony published in Le Monde is apparently from a number of interrogations carried out in the course of the 96-hour period where he was held by police prior to staying charged. For the duration of his garde à vue interrogations he reportedly informed police his group at first planned to rob Kardashian West on an earlier date and had precise info on her movements in Paris, exactly where she was attending Paris Style Week. He also said the group was entirely unprepared for the worldwide fervor that erupted immediately after the robbery, which he referred to as a “very simple affair.” Khedache also reportedly claimed that the robbery was “irresistible” following seeing Kardashian West wearing her jewellery on social media. “She specified that she did not put on fakes, the schedules when she came to France,” he reportedly stated, in accordance to the newspaper. “It was enough to search on the internet to know every little thing, certainly every little thing.” After the robbery, the staff reportedly spent a couple of days spent in Paris before two members headed to Antwerp — a hub of the global diamond trade — to dispose of the jewels, in accordance to the newspaper. “For the jewellery never ever to be recognized, we produced the choice to melt them,” Khedache reportedly stated in his testimony. “One of the men and women took care of it. He came back with bars … in all, there had to be 800 and a handful of grams, which gave an sum of ah … 25,000 or 28,000 [euros], a thing like that.”