The French among the 6 are skeptical of the plot to kill the President of Madagascar. Political news
The Minister of Public Security said that the arrests also included two Malagasy and two Malagasy and French.
A French citizen is one of six suspects arrested on suspicion of a crime The plot of failure According to officials, the murder of Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina and other senior politicians in the Indian Ocean island nation.
“One of the arrested persons is French, two of them are of two nationalities: Malagasy and French. The other three are Malagasy,” Public Security Minister Rodellys Fanomezantsoa Randrianarison said Thursday evening.
Presidential adviser Patrick Rajoelina (Patrick Rajoelina) said that two of the arrested persons had worked in the French army.
The day before the announcement, the authorities stated that several foreign and Madagascar suspects were arrested on Tuesday as part of an investigation into an “attack on national security”.
Attorney General Berthine Razafiarivony stated that the frustrated conspiracy included “killing and neutralizing” senior politicians other than the president, but did not provide more details about the plan.
Randrianarison had previously stated that the police had acquired relevant information for “months.” He added that they suddenly arrested at different locations at the same time and confiscated money and weapons.
“There are official documents that prove their involvement,” he said. “This foreigner is hiding his harmful plan behind his business activities.”
Rajoelina was sworn in as president in 2019 after his main rival and predecessor Marc Ravalomanana had a tough election due to fraud charges and challenges from the Constitutional Court.
The 44-year-old man seized power from Lavalomanana for the first time with the support of the military in March 2009 and served as the president of the transitional government until 2014.
Since independence from France in 1960, this former French colony has had a long history of coups and turmoil.
The island is famous for its unique wildlife and herbs, but it relies heavily on foreign aid. Nine out of ten people live on less than US$2 a day, and the southern region is in famine.