the Paris prosecutor yesterday opened an investigation into recent death threats received by the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, including eight members of the editorial were shot by the brothers Kouachi January 7, 2015, have we learned from a judicial source.
the preliminary investigation, opened on 22 June, was assigned to the brigade fighting crime against the person ( BRDP) of the Paris police, the source said, confirming a report in Le Parisien.
threatening messages on the Facebook page
According to a source close to the investigation, the newspaper received since June 8, a score of threatening messages on his Facebook page. On June 22, a handwritten letter was addressed to the editor, containing the word “Allah Akbar” and reiterating the death threats. The newspaper had filed a complaint in the process.
“No one has been arrested at this stage in the context of this case and investigations are continuing,” the source added.
members of the writing still subject to enhanced security measures since the attack on 7 January 2015 in which twelve people, including eight members of the editorial, were shot by the brothers Chérif and Said Kouachi at the weekly seat.