Threats of attacks against Macron: four sympathizers of the ultra-right submitted to justice

The four supporters of the ultra-right who had raised a plan to attack President Macron during the commemoration of 11-November, will be presented to justice in the day for their indictment, have we learned Saturday from judicial source.

These four men arrested Tuesday in Moselle by the anti-terrorist services, will be presented to the investigating judges in connection with the opening by the Paris prosecutor's office of a criminal investigation, for "criminal terrorist criminal conspiracy" and offenses against weapons legislation in relation to a terrorist enterprise.

The prosecutor's office requested their detention on remand.

In total, six suspects between the ages of 22 and 62, including a former soldier, were arrested by the ISB during this crackdown carried out by ultra-thoroughfare, the third in eighteen months.

Two of them, a man arrested in Ille-et-Vilaine and a 61-year-old woman arrested in a small village in the Isère, saw their custody lifted Thursday and Friday.

These "sympathizers of the ultra-righteous", "with survivalist tendency", were followed by the intelligence services, according to a source close to the file.

Firearms were found at the homes of the suspects.

In telephone exchanges, members of this small group had mentioned projects, including that of attacking the President of the Republic, according to this source.

"The project of attack does not seem successful but we still find against the backdrop of the commemorations of 11-November," said a source close to the investigation at AFP. The public prosecutor's office opened a preliminary inquiry as early as 31 October.

It is because one of them, Jean-Pierre B., domiciled in Isère (south-east), moved "in the east" of France, whereas Emmanuel Macron was there for the commemorations, that the services of the Directorate General of Internal Security (DGSI) intervened, according to the source close to the file.

Arrested in Moselle, Jean-Pierre B. was in particular in possession of a dagger.

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