Lourdes: An elected FN condemned for disseminating addresses of migrants

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This cadre of the National Rally (ex-FN) had unveiled on Facebook the addresses where the refugees hosted in Lourdes were housed. The case dates back to October 2016, in the midst of a debate about the arrival of migrants. But it is this Tuesday that Olivier Monteil , departmental secretary of the RN in the Hautes-Pyrenees and regional counselor of Occitanie, had to answer in the criminal court. According to the New Republic of the Pyrenees, the listing came from the Lourdes police station. A reserve policeman, sympathetic to the party, had made him pass to the elected. The latter was therefore prosecuted for receiving good from rape, professional secrecy. 2,000 euros fine The accused defended himself at the helm, indicating that he wanted to spread through the note the instructions given to the police and that he considered lax. At the time, the dissemination of his news release, quickly withdrawn, caused a stir. The elected was sentenced to 2,000 euros fine including 1,000 suspended. He did not indicate whether he intended to appeal.