Malaysia is ready to cooperate with France in the investigation of Rémy Daillet, a French resident in Malaysia and suspected of having contributed to the kidnapping of young Mia, said on Thursday (April 22) a Malaysian police official familiar with the matter. .
France launched an international arrest warrant this week against this figure in the conspiracy movement who allegedly helped organize the kidnapping of the girl on April 13 in eastern France.
Her tenant owes her more than 31,000 euros, she lives in a motorhome
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Little Mia, 8, was kidnapped last week at her mother's request by several men while she was staying with her maternal grandmother in a village in the Vosges.
She was found Sunday with her mother in Switzerland, in a squat in the commune of Sainte-Croix, in the canton of Vaud, while her mother was no longer allowed to see her alone or to speak to her on the phone.
Four kidnappers have been taken into custody in France, and a sixth man is still wanted.
Malaysia has not concluded an extradition agreement with France but "
we are ready to cooperate with the French police,
" said the Malaysian police official close to the investigation. The Malaysian police "
can confirm that the French Rémy Daillet is in Malaysia
", he said in particular. Police in the Southeast Asian country, however, have neither arrested nor questioned the French national at this stage.
If the French authorities can provide all the necessary documents and evidence, the Malaysian police will take the necessary measures
", while "
acting with caution and strictly complying with the law
", continued this source.
According to Nancy's prosecutor François Pérain, the man would have played an important role in the organization of the kidnapping of the child and its accommodation in Switzerland.
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Rémy Daillet lives in Langkawi, an archipelago in northern Malaysia popular with tourists, according to a source close to the investigation.
The former executive who was excluded from the centrist Modem party has become a figure of the conspiracy movement in France.