Covid-19: a judicial investigation against Philippe, Véran and Buzyn will be opened


Olivier Véran and Agnès Buzyn

POLITICS – In the midst of a reshuffle and while Edouard Philippe is leaving Matignon to be replaced by Jean Castex, AFP reveals that a judicial inquiry into the management of the Covid-19 crisis will be opened at the Court of justice of the Republic (CJR) against him.

Also affected, the ministers and ex-ministers of Health, Olivier Véran and Agnès Buzyn, announced this Friday, July 3, the Attorney General at the Court of Cassation François Molins.

The requests commission, made up of senior magistrates and which acts as a filter, has indeed found admissible nine complaints against these former members of the government.

Under the procedure, François Molins is now required to refer the matter to the investigative committee of the CJR, which will act as an investigating judge and lead the investigations.

More information to come …

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