After drug trafficking, possession of child pornography images.
The police custody of the Paris city councilor, Nicolas Jeanneté, was extended on the evening of Wednesday March 22, Le Figaro
from the Paris prosecutor's office, confirming information from Le
The exploitation of computer equipment revealed the presence of images of a child pornography nature
", informs the prosecution.
Thus, the former member of the group "Changer Paris" saw his police custody extended for two counts: "
possession of images of minors presenting a pornographic character
" as well as for "
unusual consultation of a service of communication to the public online making available the pornographic image or representation of minors
The elected mayor of the 15th arrondissement was arrested on Monday March 20 at his home by police officers from the capital's narcotics brigade, as well as the judicial police.
Then placed in police custody for drug trafficking and money laundering.
Nicolas Jeanneté is suspected of having engaged in drug trafficking during “chemsex” parties.
A preliminary investigation, opened in August 2022, would have concluded that Nicolas Jeanneté had synthetic drugs, such as 3MMC, delivered to his home by parcel.
The elected centrist had however "
alert to the devastating effects of this new drug 3MMC consumed in the chemsex evenings
", he had written on Twitter in November 2022. And this while he was already targeted by the preliminary investigation of the forces from police.
Tuesday evening, March 21, Rachida Dati, president of the opposition group “Changer Paris”, reacted to the revelations about her colleague from the Council of Paris.
The mayor of the capital's 7th district said that these accusations "
correspond to everything I have always fought against.
I am firmly on the side of the victims.
These harrowing revelations strengthen my determination to continue the fight.
The day before, "Changer Paris" had also expressed itself on Twitter, condemning Nicolas Jeanneté "
with a suspension as a precaution
" from the political group.