The deputy of the 3rd district of the Dordogne Jean-Pierre Cubertafon (Modem) will soon file a complaint for threat of death, after receiving an anonymous email calling for his "
", we learned Wednesday from his entourage . Posted Sunday shortly after midnight in his parliamentary address, email, what could consult the AFP, is entitled "
"And threatens the deputy:"
you will be beheaded, your laws I will make you swallow, your COVID you will swallow it (...)
". Currently traveling to Colombia with the National Defense and Armed Forces Commission, Jean-Pierre Cubertafon will file a complaint on Friday upon his return to France, added his entourage.
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According to the same source, Jean-Pierre Cubertafon had already received similar threats at the beginning of the year and this new email comes in "
a current context a little heavy
" for parliamentarians.
In recent weeks, many MPs have been targeted by death threats.
In November, three LREM deputies lodged a complaint after receiving three death threats, including two by beheading.
At the end of October, other elected members of the majority had done the same after death threats related to the health and vaccination policy of the government and referring to the recent murder of British MP David Amess, stabbed in mid-October during a parliamentary permanence .
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At LFI, Jean-Luc Mélenchon filed a complaint against X in mid-November after the publication of a photomontage of a small far-right group, making a caricature of his face a target with a gun sight on forehead.
At the beginning of November, the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin called on the prefects to strengthen the security of elected officials, in particular by increasing surveillance around their offices and, if necessary, their homes.