The deputy of Cher Nicolas Sansu (PCF / Nupes) was the subject of an alternative to the prosecution he incurred for insults to two police officers committed in May 2021, when he was mayor of Vierzon (Cher), a indicated Friday the prosecutor of the Republic of Bourges, Céline Visiedo.
As part of this procedure, the elected communist must pay a citizen contribution of 300 euros, in the form of a sum given to an association for the assistance of victims, and compensation of 400 euros to each of the two insulted police officers.
Reaction to a health reminder
On May 19, 2021, the day the café terraces reopened after a long period of closure linked to the Covid-19 crisis, a police patrol had asked several customers seated at the terrace of a bar, including Mr. Sansu , to split their group in order to respect the gauge imposed by health restrictions.
According to the police, the mayor of Vierzon then reacted by insulting the officials.
The deputy's lawyer, Me Bertrand Couderc, indicated that his client did not wish to comment on these facts.
In another more recent case, the deputy was summoned by the Bourges public prosecutor's office on May 2, as part of an appearance procedure on prior recognition of guilt (CRPC), for acts of driving in a state of manifest intoxication and outrages against the police, committed at the end of February in Vierzon.