Édouard Philippe, Veran, Salomon, Sibeth Ndiaye, searched

As part of a judicial investigation on the management of the coronavirus pandemic in France, former Prime Minister Édouard Philippe, former Minister Agnès Buzyn, the current Minister of Health, the Director of Health, Jérôme Salomon , Sibeth Ndiaye, as well as other politicians saw their offices and homes searched this Thursday. Overall, 50 police officers and gendarmes were mobilized within the framework of these searches. The investigators are looking to see if “the government has voluntarily refrained from taking measures that could have ensured the safety of citizens. Thus, an investigation for abstaining from fighting a disaster is triggered by 09 complaints from individuals, doctors and associations.
The case was investigated by the High Court of Justice which also remains the only body empowered to examine ministers for faults committed in the exercise of their functions. In case of conviction because of their management of the pandemic, they risk 2 years of imprisonment and a 30,000 euros fine …

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