Marseille : Samia Ghali, involved in the case of powers of attorney ? - The Point

The scent of scandal continues to blow on Marseille. After the camp of the Republican candidate Martine Vassal, it is the turn of another major figure in the po

Marseille : Samia Ghali, involved in the case of powers of attorney ? - The Point

The scent of scandal continues to blow on Marseille. After the camp of the Republican candidate Martine Vassal, it is the turn of another major figure in the political life of the second city of France to be of interest to the authorities : Samia Ghali, who has allowed Michele Rubirola, at the end of troubled elections, to shift the city to the left. According to the information that reveals The Provence Monday, July 6, senator of the left would have been able to benefit from powers of attorney suspicious on the occasion of the municipal elections. More precisely, an alert would have been issued and sent there for about fifteen days to the financial brigade of the judicial police. A report that would not a competitor of Samia Ghali, mayor of the 15th and 16th arrondissements of Marseille.

Saturday 13 June, an investigation had been opened by the prosecutor of the Republic of Marseilles, for "forgery and use of false" and " fraudulent scheme ". An investigation opened after the revelations of the press, according to which two candidates appearing on the list of the candidate LR Martine Vassal to the municipal proposed "powers of attorney simplified" who were not really have the procedures in place. According to the regional daily newspaper, the elderly would also have voted without giving their consent. The investigation had been entrusted to the judicial police.

Who is responsible ?

But today, it is the opposite camp who interests the authorities therefore. Reporting to the financial brigade of the judicial police " finger tip dozens of proxies validated in violation of the electoral code, for the benefit of madame Ghali ", now second assistant to the city hall of Marseille, would have indicated a source to The Provence. And that source "well-informed" to explain that, if it is able to infer this, it is " simply because it is one of his colistières which has led to several occasions of sheaves of powers of attorney to be stamped at the police ".

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The judicial police seek to check the veracity and reality of that offence, to know its scope and, especially, who would be responsible. The regional newspaper states that according to his information, the four guardians of the peace of the commissioner's office North of Marseille should be heard on this day, in the hearing free. A police commander could also be understood in the context of this case. Provence has also contacted the entourage of Samia Ghali, who denies having knowledge of such proxies as suspicious.

Updated Date: 06 July 2020, 10:33

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