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LFI executives, together with Jean-Luc Mélenchon, focused by preliminary inquiry for “breach of belief”

A preliminary inquiry was opened on Might 14 for " breach of belief " aiming "A number of leaders of the affiliation La France insoumise" (LFI), stated Tuesday, June 30, the Paris prosecutor's workplace, confirming data from Duck chained.

The investigation, entrusted to the monetary brigade, goals, in keeping with concordant sources, to confirm the "Situations underneath which LFI executives, together with Jean-Luc Mélenchon, have paid the fines and damages to which they’ve been sentenced" in December 2019 within the case of the stormy search at LFI headquarters the earlier yr.

In response to The chained Duck, it’s particularly the cost of "26,500 euros of non-pecuniary injury to the police" by 5 LFI officers who’re being audited as a result of these funds "Have been settled with the checkbook of La France insoumise". The query is due to this fact whether or not these damages have been paid by La France insoumise but additionally whether or not public cash was used on this regulation.

A “new instrumentalization of justice”, in keeping with Mélenchon

Jean-Luc Mélenchon denounced Tuesday a "New instrumentalization of justice which appears to be motivated to feed articles aiming to intimidate us and to convey notorious rumors".

"If the fines (the felony half) have to be paid personally by the litigants, what has been performed by every of the individuals involved, the damages fall to them civil ”, helps Mr. Mélenchon in a press launch Tuesday. “They’ll due to this fact be paid for by a 3rd celebration. Insubordinate France has chosen to settle these damages linked to a search of its premises ", assures the previous presidential candidate.

On October 16, 2018, police and magistrates performed a search at LFI headquarters within the context of two preliminary investigations by the Paris prosecutor's workplace. A number of members of the motion had intervened and Mr. Mélenchon had jostled a consultant of the prosecution and a police officer.

For these info, the chief of the "rebels" had been sentenced on December 9 to 3 months in jail suspended by the Bobigny felony court docket for "Rebel" and " provocation ". He didn’t attraction. He and 4 of his family, together with MP Bastien Lachaud and MEP Manuel Bompard, had been additionally fined between 2,000 and eight,000 euros.

Learn additionally LFI's stormy search: Jean-Luc Mélenchon sentenced to 3 months suspended jail