Authorities in France have initiated an investigation on government ministers. The investigation is based on the accusation that the ministers of France along with others dined secretly in restaurants violating the pandemic restrictions.
The Prosecutor’s office of Paris informed that an investigation was unfolded Sunday into possible charges of endangerment and undeclared labor, .and to recognize the organizers and partakers of the alleged gatherings.
On French network M6, a documentary was aired over the weekend. The documentary covered an unidentified man who made a claim relating to the ministers. He announced that he had eaten in two or three clandestine restaurants “with a certain number of ministers.”
The members of the Government immediately denied information of such wrongdoing. Gerald Darmanin, The interior Ministers directed police to examine the allegations.
The Paris prosecutor’s office informed on Monday that the investigation will continue despite the fact that the man highlighted in the documentary had taken back his claims.
To decrease the spread of coronavirus restaurants in France have been shut down since October. Intensive Care Units are again getting piled up with COVID-19 patients in the country. France in response to the situation has imposed a new partial lockdown.
On Sunday night Gabriel Attal, A government spokesman made a statement on LCI television. He announced that authorities have been investigating reports of clandestine parties and restaurants for months. A total of 200 suspects were identified and will face “heavy punishment.”
Attal also said that Government ministers “have a duty to be totally irreproachable and exemplary.”