French President Emmanuel Macron Slapped Publicly

In a shocking incident French President Emmanuel Macron was publicly slapped by a person. The incident happened during his visit to south-eastern France. After that, there was a lot of ruckus. Taking immediate action in this case, the police arrested two people. The news agency Reuters has given this information.

After this incident, security personnel guarding Macron immediately threw the man to the ground. Then they took the president to a safe place. A video clip circulating on Twitter shows a man in a green T-shirt and glasses shouting “Down with Macron” in French before slapping Macron in the face.

French Prime Minister Jean Castex called the incident an insult to democracy. Soon after the incident, he told the National Assembly that democracy meant debate and legitimate disagreement. It should never mean violence, verbal aggression and physical assault.