The youtubeur, who claimed the flourish of Jean-Luc Mélenchon at the demonstration against the extreme right on Saturday in Paris, and an alleged accomplice, must be tried on July 7 for "
violence on a person charged with a public service mission
"AFP learned on Sunday from the Paris prosecutor's office.
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Placed in police custody on Saturday a few hours after the incident, this host of a radical right-wing political YouTube channel was summoned to appear before the Paris Criminal Court to be tried for "
violence against a person in charge of a public service mission
A second second man will be tried alongside him for "
" in this crime.
Saturday around 2 p.m., while responding to the press at Place de Clichy, the leader of La France Insoumise and presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon had received flour on his face.
In front of journalists who filmed him after his act, the YouTuber presented himself as a “
I do not believe in debate,
" he added, claiming "
a gesture of protest, as many people do