Lawyer Alain Duflo said in a press statement that the penalty for violence against a person exercising public authority in France is 3 years in prison and a fine of 45,000 euros..
He explained that the talk is about a penalty that may be inflicted on the perpetrator of the attack if the latter does not lead to the head of state’s temporary inability to work.
And social media circulated a video showing the moment Macron was slapped by a citizen during a tour of Ladrum County.
Reported channel وأفاد BFMTV French television reported that the Elysee Palace confirmed the incident, noting that it was not a slap but an attempt to direct it, and that two people were arrested following the attack..
The channel likened the Macron slap incident to an accident suffered by former French President Nicolas Sarkozy during his visit to the Lot-et-Garonne region in southwestern France in 2011..
The aforementioned aggressor was sentenced to 3 years in prison with a suspended sentence.