A French court sentenced Damien Tarel, who attacked French President Emmanuel Macron, to 4 months in prison with immediate serving of the sentence. Such a verdict was announced by the court of Valence, where on Thursday afternoon a hearing was held on the case of the attack on the head of state.
The court also appointed the attacker 14 months on probation and ordered him to be deprived of his civil rights for three years. Tarel is also banned from owning a gun for five years. In addition, from now on, he can not hold any positions in the public service.
During the hearing, Tarrel said that he did not give up his actions. The attacker claimed that the president “in his eyes personifies the decline of the country.” He believes that his words “impressed everyone [участников движения] “yellow vests”. France’s political class – from right to left – unanimously condemned the attack on the president and expressed solidarity with Macron.