French police arrested 23-year-old unemployed resident of the Paris suburb of Argenteuil, who is charged with plotting the assassination of the President of France Emmanuel Makron. This crime, the attacker had planned to make the July 14th military parade on Bastille Day in the presence of US President Donald trump.
About it writes on Monday, 3 July, leading British newspaper the Telegraph.
When arrested, the suspect threatened police with a kitchen knife in his car was discovered during the search of three more, and the computer links to sites which describes this kind of crime.
The Paris Prosecutor’s office describes the detainee as a person «mentally unstable, but able to answer for their actions».
The indictment, filed last Saturday, the detainee is charged with «individual terrorist activity» and indicates that his criminal plan was not worked out.
Radio station RMC said that the attacker in his political preferences is a nationalist and a supporter of the far-right camp. He called for attacks on Arabs, Jews and homosexuals, and the murder of Macron planned to file as a «political Manifesto».
The accused has a criminal past: last year he was sentenced to three years imprisonment, suspended for 18 months for inciting racial hatred, supporting terrorism and expressing admiration for «the Norwegian marksman» Anders Breivik, who killed 77 people