Aix-en-Provence town hall - Gérard Julien / AFP

The deputy mayor of Aix-en-Provence in charge of town planning Alexandre Gallese was placed in police custody this Wednesday, learned 20 Minutes from the town hall of Aix-en-Provence, confirming information from Provence.

A search also took place in the premises of the town planning department. Alexandre Gallese is at the heart of judicial information, opened in May 2018 for illegal taking of interest and trading in influence. Also elected to the metropolis of Aix-Marseille, he is close to Maryse Joissains, the mayor of Aix-en-Provence. He is also on the list of outgoing mayor for the next municipal elections.


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  • town planning
  • Jail
  • Aix en Provence
  • Maryse Joissains