This is a new blow to the 36, quai des Orfèvres. Christian Flaesch, the former boss of the judicial police in paris, was placed in custody Monday, September 26, by the investigators of the general Inspection of national police (IGPN), the police of the police, according to information from RTL, confirmed to the World. It was understood in the context of a judicial inquiry opened by the public prosecutor of Paris. The grounds of detention in custody were not specified. A search was also conducted at his own home, reports RTL.
Mr. Flaesch had been appointed in 2007 to the head of the ” 36 “, succeeding Frédéric Péchenard, who became patron of the national police to the arrival of Nicolas Sarkozy to the Elysee, which he is close.
Call to Brice Hortefeux
He had been sacked at the end of December 2013 after a warning from the prosecutor general’s office about a call to Brice Hortefeux, a friend of Mr. Sarkozy. Then minister of the interior, Manuel Valls announced his replacement, blaming the latter for a ” lack of ethics “.
By availability of the national police, Mr. Flaesch had been appointed in September 2014 as director general security and safety of the Accor hotel group.
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