On July 14, Emmanuel Macron under high surveillance : a man who planned to murder him has been arrested – Gala
A 23 year old male was arrested in the Val-d’oise for ” individual enterprise terrorist.” He planned to assassinate the president of the Republic on 14 July.
A drama has no doubt been narrowly avoided. According to the information revealed by RMC, a young man, 23 years old, living in Argenteuil has been put in review this weekend. He planned to kill Emmanuel Macron during the 14 July parade planned on the Champs-Elysées. It is on the Internet that the warning has been given. The man would have tried to buy a Kalashnikov rifle through a conversation on a gaming site. These words have been reported on the platform internet-signalement.gouv.fr. Very quickly arrested by the police, the man allegedly threatened officers with a kitchen knife. Two other weapons were found in his vehicle.
The young man, unemployed and deemed ” psychologically unstable “ according to RMC, has already been indicted in 2016 for apology of terrorism. He had been sentenced to three years in prison with 18 months suspended, for having welcomed the attack of 2011, Anders Breivik Norway killing on its passage 77 people, said a justice source. In police custody, the man also close to nationalist circles have said that you wanted to take it ” to Blacks, Arabs, Jews, and homosexuals “.
The ceremony of July 14 will thus be placed under high surveillance in Paris but also in other cities of France. Nearly 11 500 police officers and gendarmes will be mobilised, including 3,000 members of the forces of order who are present exclusively for the parade.
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