World macron slapped in the Drôme: what we know of the two people arrested

21:35  08 june  2021
21:35  08 june  2021 Source:   nouvelobs.com

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video: Emmanuel macron slapped in the Drôme, two people arrested (dailymotion)

  Macron giflé dans la Drôme : ce que l’on sait des deux personnes interpellées © Copyright 2021, the obs

while Emmanuel Macron came out of a hotel high school in Tain-lahermitage (Drôme) this Tuesday, June 8 and greeted the crowd who was waiting for him, a man took advantage of it to slack him shouting "Montjoie Saint-Denis", a cry of Royalist War. The images have quickly become virals and the whole of the political class of Jean-Luc Mélenchon in Marine Le Pen, has supported to the head of state.

Two people were arrested and are heard by the gendarmes. "Obs" takes stock of the known elements.

What happened?

in a video broadcast on Twitter and authenticated by the entourage of the head of state, Emmanuel Macron is seen quickly moving towards a group of people massed behind barriers to greet them, in the first place of which a man wearing a tee- Khaki shirt, black beard and long hair.

that the "Montjoie Saint-Denis! Launched by the alleged slair of Emmanuel Macron?

 that the © Copyright 2021, Obs "Montjoie Saint-Denis! Down with the macrony! It is the words pronounced by the man suspected of having slapped the President Emmanuel Macron , this Tuesday, June 8, in Tain-lathermitage, in the Drôme. Cree of arms of Capetians, as explained by the Encyclopedia Universalis , "Monjoie Saint-Denis" is also a cult replica of Godefroy de Montmirail in "Visitors".

Entering the president's forearm, the individual seems to take him a shot on the cheek, the entourage of Emmanuel Macron evoking an "attempt of slap". In this same video, just before the slap, is launched the royalist war cry "Montjoie Saint-Denis! ", As well as" low macrony ".

Who is the alleged abuser?

according to the information of our colleagues of the "Figaro" , Damien T. would be the alleged aggressor. He was arrested by the gendarmerie's monitoring and intervention platoon (PSIG) gendarmer with another man, Arthur C. Sources close to the file confirmed their identity to AFP. One of the two men is suspected of having slapped the head of state, the other to have filmed the scene, according to BFMTV .

They are both born in 1992 and from Saint-Vallier, in the Drôme. One of them is a follower of European historical martial arts, a discipline that has about 1,500 practitioners in France and promotes fallen forms of combat in Europe, according to an Instragram profile in his name where he appears in medieval costume.

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The other is part of a neighborhood council of the commune of Saint-Vallier, according to the website of the town hall, and both belong to an association of medieval-inspired tray games.

The two men would have been presented as "yellow vests" and would have participated in an undeclared gathering at midday, Valencia, which brought together farmers, "yellow vests" and ultragauche activists.

"The two men arrested are two 28-year-olds, unknown to justice," says Alex Perrin, Prosecutor of the Republic in Valencia. "At this stage of guards, their motivations are not known," added the magistrate, without further clarifying the profile of the suspects.

The two 28-year-old men were placed in custody for "voluntary violence on the custodian of the public authority", the facts liable for three years in prison and € 45,000.

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