Ugo Gil Jimenez, better known by his nickname of Youtubeur "Papacito", went this Wednesday at 3:30 pm to the convocation of the Brigade for the repression of delinquency against the person (BRDP).
Fifteen minutes later, he was heard under the regime of free hearing.
Papacito decided to respond to investigators without a lawyer.
“He wants to explain himself,” Le Parisien learned from a source close to the investigation.
On Wednesday, June 9, the Paris prosecutor's office opened an investigation for "provocation" to the murder against the far-right youtubeur, following one of his videos made in duet with Code Reinho, another figure of the far right.
Posted on Sunday, June 6, their ultra-violent twenty-minute tutorial entitled “Leftism is bulletproof?
», Provoked an uproar in the political class.
The leader of the rebels, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, had announced his intention to take legal action.
Just like Fabien Roussel, the French Communist Party's presidential candidate, who denounced "hate speech from the far right", which he described as "inadmissible".
"There was a media rush"
The voters of France Insoumise were targeted in this simulation of the execution of a "voter of Jean-Luc Mélenchon". "There are 6% of people who vote for Jean-Luc Mélenchon's party in this country, perhaps they will be destitute if something unforeseen happens in the next few years", declared the two YouTubers , decked out in military fatigues. "What can we do for these people? », Ironically the videographer before shooting, with firearms, on the mannequin representing the voter LFI, then larded with stab wounds. "So of course the purpose of this video is not to commit you to produce violence, it is purely experimental", then specifies Papacito had been withdrawn from the platform less than 24 hours later for violating the rules of the site in matters of incitement to hatred.
“There was a media frenzy, I received phone calls from everywhere. I expected it to be controversial, it's a very provocative video (…) but also very funny. (…) The next day I discover that I am the number 1 Communist hunter in France and that there is a call for murder in my video. Murder call, I didn't know! ", Tempered the next day on the site of Valeurs Actuelles, the co-author of the comic strip" FDP de la mode ", with the designer Marsault.