According to Agence France Press in France was arrested the former head of counterintelligence of the country Bernard Squarcini. It is reported that the detention was conducted by the investigators of the General Inspectorate of the national police. However, what are the charges against the detainee are not reported. The Agency notes that it was close to the figure for the former President Nicolas Sarkozy, who again now intends to run for the highest office.
Besides it is reported that he was detained and the former head of the Paris criminal police Christian Flush, and his house raided and searched.
A flush has also been associated with Sarkozy. The fact that at the time, he warned the interior Minister Brice Hortefeux about the upcoming interrogation on the case of illegal financing of Sarkozy’s election campaign.