A Haut-Savoyard potentially close to the "ultra-left" was indicted in Paris "for criminal terrorist association" and placed in pre-trial detention, as part of an investigation taken up by the National Anti-Terrorist Prosecutor's Office ( Pnat), according to a judicial source, this Tuesday.

Placed in police custody on May 30, he was also indicted on Friday for "transport and manufacture of explosive products or devices in connection with a terrorist enterprise", according to the same source, confirming information from M6.

The National Anti-Terrorist Prosecutor's Office seized on May 31.

Drums of toxic materials discovered

Investigators suspect that this man has a desire to "commit an attack" in the name of a "revolutionary socialist ideology", but the investigations are starting, according to a source familiar with the matter.

According to the same source, a first barrel containing toxic materials was discovered by chance near his home, then the open investigation made it possible to discover about fifteen thanks to research.

These would be chemical or toxic products likely to enter into the composition of explosives.

According to

Le Dauphiné Libéré

, which revealed the discovery, the research took place in Arenthon and Cornier, in Haute-Savoie.


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