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Open investigation in France against former Prime Minister Philippe over his management of the pandemic

July 7, 2020

Former French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and former health officials Agnès Buzyn and Olivier Véran will be the subject of a judicial investigation into the country’s coronavirus pandemic, the Attorney General announced to the court on Tuesday. the cassation, François Molins.

According to the Court of Justice of the Republic (CJR), the decision to initiate the judicial investigation is based on “abstaining from damage control” for the “acts committed in Paris in 2019 and 2020,” reports the network. TV France info.

In the statement, the prosecutor recalls that the crime in question is contained in the criminal code. It stipulates that “anyone who does not voluntarily take or provoke measures that enable them to fight damage to themselves or third parties without risk, which could endanger the safety of people” Up to 2 years in prison and a fine of 30,000 €.

Open investigation in France against former Prime Minister Philippe over his management of the pandemicOpen investigation in France against former Prime Minister Philippe over his management of the pandemic

The judicial inquiry, which is being commissioned by a commission of inquiry, is the result of around 90 complaints against members of government questioning the way in which they managed the COVID-19 pandemic in France, nine of which have been resolved the media mentioned above for processing.