They planned to stab Emmanuel Makron during the 11th November celebration. The four men close to the police, who confessed to the ISB, were charged by a counter-terrorist judge on Saturday, according to a court source. Emmanuel Makron ends this weekend in Paris a week of memory travel at the high points of the First World War in France. In high security, centennial ceremonies at the end of the conflict take place in the presence of some 70 Heads of State or Government.
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Listening from Tuesday, the four ultra-narrowers, 22 to 62, were presented to a judge in Paris and accused of "criminal criminal conspiracy" and unauthorized possession of weapons. relationship with a terrorist company. Two of them, including the main suspect, are detained. The other two were temporarily jailed in anticipation of the delayed debate on their detention, which they asked for.
There were among the six targets set on Tuesday by a counter-terrorist repression by the DGSI. During the business, the researchers took their hands on the firearms. Two of the suspects saw their detention lifted on Thursday and Friday. All are described as "supporters of extremely friendly", "trend survival," and are followed by intelligence services, according to a source close to the record. In call centers, members of this small group reported on projects, including the assassination of the president, according to this source. A "violent action" project, "unclear and poorly defined at this stage," said Tuesday a source close to research. "The attack plan does not seem to be successful," he explained, "but we still find the background of the 11 November celebrations."
The threats were considered serious enough to trigger a preliminary investigation by the prosecutor's office on October 31, which led to Tuesday's operation.
The investigators rushed the arrests by saying that one of the men, Jean-Pierre Bouyer, who lived near Grenoble, had moved to "the east" of France, while Emmanuel Makron was there for remembrance, according to the source near the envelope. When he was arrested in Moselle, he was in possession of a dagger. Presented as the main suspect, this 62-year-old retiree lives on Isère's Facebook page of "Barjols," a "patriotic" group created after Macron's election in June 2017, which denounces the "European directives" immigration "and" the rise of Islam, "according to the founder of President Denis Collinet, who contacted Agence France-Presse.
His slogan: "Here ACTION is the SOLUTION" can be read on the national Facebook page of the group claiming 4,770 subscribers. His boss said he spontaneously "deposited" with the police to refute the "violent" nature of the group and its integration to the far right. "We are not terrorists (…) We are a largely non-political group of people, most of a certain age who have lived their lives, there is certainly hatred, but not to the point of violence," said Agence France-Presse .
"I can not think that he (Jean-Pierre Bouyer) could have imagined it," says his "friend" and former "right man" who left the band three months ago. The two men were once another team, the FFU (United French Forces), closed a year ago, according to the former "activist" of the National Rally. "He knows that it is impossible to reach Macron," adds Denis Collinet, who calls the president "puppets oligarchs".
"I'm sure he fell into a trap to ruin the patriotic movement," he says. What did she do in Moselle? Jean-Pierre Bouyer has a family, said his friend. The two men were due to join on November 17, the day of the call to block roads from fueling, Denis Collinet emits extensively. Among the suspects, she mentioned the presence of two men of 22 and 30 who had already rubbed their shoulders in the activities of Barjols.
Since 2017, counter-terrorism services have already carried out at least two other operations on the commuter route, whose recovery is being taken seriously by the authorities, even if their capabilities are considered "limited," according to a note. of the DGSI.