Gérald Darmanin announced on Tuesday that he had decided to grant "
the protection of the personalities service
" to the LR mayor of Bron, Jérémie Bréaud, insulted and threatened last week.
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Responding to a question from deputy LR Bernard Perrut, the Minister of the Interior affirmed, having "
decided, even though the evaluation of the Minister of the Interior did not see a particularly targeted threat for himself, to grant him however the protection of the service of personalities
The mayor is protected by the Republic, so that he can go where he wants in his city, announce what he wants,
" added Gérald Darmanin.
The minister recalled that his colleague from Justice Éric Dupond-Moretti had taken a circular "
asking the prosecution for the immediate appearance of any person who attacks elected officials
Last Thursday, Jérémie Bréaud, announced that he had been the subject of insults, physical threats and throwing projectiles the day before while his vehicle was stoned.