Crisis of the COVID-19: judicial investigation on several French ministers

Crise de la COVID-19: enquête judiciaire sur plusieurs ministres français

A judicial inquiry into the management of the crisis of the COVID-19 in France will be open against the outgoing prime minister Édouard Philippe and the ex-ministers of Health Olivier Véran and Agnes Buzyn, said Friday the prosecutor general at the Court of cassation, François Molins.

90 complaints had been received by the Court of justice of the Republic (CJR), competent to judge the members of the government for the exercise of their function. 53 of them have been examined, and nine found to be admissible.

Mr. Molins is now required to register with the commission statement of the RGC who will lead the investigations.

The nine upheld complaints have been joined in order to seize the commission of instruction of the head of”abstention to fight a sinister” against Ms. Buzyn, and MESSRS. and Philippe Veran, according to the press release of the attorney general.

The first occupied until mid-February, the position of the minister of Health, before you run for the mayor of Paris. The last two were part of the government that resigned Friday morning.

Complaints to the RGC had begun to be deposited a few days after the beginning of the confinement in mid-march. They emanate from individuals, doctors, associations, or still held.

The head of the State, Emmanuel Macron, is it irresponsible to criminal acts performed in the exercise of its functions.

The complainants denounced, depending on the case, the facts of “endangering the lives of others”, “manslaughter”, “non-assistance to person in danger” or forbearance to take steps to curb the pandemic.

The latter has been up here nearly 30 000 deaths in France.

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