Jean-Luc Mélenchon denounced a “huge operation of political police” after the searches took place Tuesday morning at his home, as well as to the headquarters of France insubordinate and the left Party. According to a source close to the dossier, these raids were conducted by the central Office for the fight against corruption and violations of financial and tax (OCLCIFF) in the framework of two preliminary investigations opened by the prosecutor of Paris, the a on jobs the fictitious alleged to the european Parliament, the other on campaign accounts.
Searched his home in paris, Jean-Luc Mélenchon has filmed the scene with his mobile phone before posting the video live on Facebook. “We have searched in all the world. The secretary general of the group at the Meeting, my former assistants, who were seen tumbling down as the cops at 7 o’clock in the morning, they take their phones, they take their computers. At the headquarters of the left Party, of which I am a member, at the headquarters of the movement in France insubordinate “, he protested. “This is the beginning of the new minister of the Interior [Christophe Castaner] and the minister of Justice [Nicole Belloubet], that’s what they are doing throughout the country to intimidate and scare. I ask you not to be afraid, and to protest, because this is not justice, it is not the police “, he added, noting that these searches took place on the day of the government reshuffle.
Philip defends “independence of justice”
in Addition to the mna, “about 15 people” of his entourage were found, indicated to the Agence France-Presse his counsel, mr. Mathieu Davy, who has denounced an operation ” without precedent in the political environment, which could amount to a counter-terrorism mission “. A source close to the dossier has been at least a dozen searches, carried out by police officers of the central Office for the fight against corruption and violations of financial and tax, in the framework of two preliminary investigations conducted by the prosecutor’s office in Paris.
The Prime minister Edward Philip, challenged by Jean-Luc Mélenchon at the Meeting Tuesday, has defended ” the independence of the judiciary “,, ” in which there is no individual statement given to the prosecutor.” “It belongs to me, because I am Prime minister, because I am respectful of the law and of the constitutional text, should prevail in all circumstances the independence of the judiciary,” said Édouard Philippe. “Justice is obviously independent “, assured the Prime minister. “This independence that fact that there is no individual statement given to the prosecutor, that fact that decisions of the prosecutor, in this case, was subject to the control of a judge of freedom and detention, which is a judge who is completely independent “, he added. If he said “understand “”the emotion and anger,” Mr. Mélenchon, Édouard Philippe has pointed out that the member of parliament for the Bouches-du-Rhône “was not the first” to be confronted with such a procedure.
Mélenchon reply by attacking Macron
in Front of the headquarters of BIA in Paris, in front of which he had rameuté his supporters, Jean-Luc Mélenchon has then attacked the president and Emmanuel Macron, a ” small character “, and the minister of Justice Nicole Belloubet. “What you are doing is a disgrace “, he started, looking directly into the lens of one of the many tv cameras present. “It is a coup de force against us because it is intended to scare us and intimidate me ; for me, it is a total failure. It is they who will be afraid of backlash “, he added. At his side, the mp Alexis Corbiere, a spokesperson for BIA, has denounced the “aggression policy” intolerable “. “If there are campaign accounts, which must be observed, are those of Mr. Macron “, he said.
At the same time, the president of the national Rally (RN, ex-FN), Marine Le Pen, has flown to the rescue of Jean-Luc Mélenchon on Twitter. Review in a similar case of ‘ghost’ employees to the european Parliament as several other elected RN, it stated that “the sole purpose of these investigations was that” the political rights of the opposition (are) heavily trampled “. “There are always two weights two measures “, said on BFM TV the mp RN Sébastien Chenu, noting that there was “no continuation today engaged” in this regard against the MoDem, of which three representatives are in government.
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An investigation opened after a denunciation of Sophie Montel
the president of The MoDem François Bayrou had resigned on June 21, 2017, from his post of minister of Justice after the opening of an investigation on the job fictitious alleged at the european Parliament. In a press release, BIA points out that the survey on the employment dummy of the european Parliament has been open to the following ” a denunciation of a member of parliament from the extreme right, Sophie Montel, who confessed that she was not serious. She was talking about a foot of nose “.
” On the accounts of campaign for the presidential election of 2017, the national Commission of campaign accounts has validated the 13 February 2018 the accounts of Jean-Luc Mélenchon without any irregularity. This is not the case for those of Emmanuel Macron, for which irregularities have been noted. In order to publicly demonstrate his honesty, Jean-Luc Mélenchon was requested on June 8, 2018 for the review of all accounts of a campaign, ” justified the movement.
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