Lac-Saint-Jean man charged with making menace towards Quebec premier

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Sylvain Proulx, a 65-year-old resident of the Lac-Saint-Jean area, is anticipated to look in court docket in Roberval in November to face a cost of creating a web-based menace towards Premier François Legault.

In line with the cost sheet, the menace “to trigger the loss of life or bodily accidents” was made on Sept. 5.

On Sept. eight,  Sûreté du Québec communications director Man Lapointe stated the provincial power had interviewed two males ages 59 and 65 regarding “threatening phrases towards an elected member of the Nationwide Meeting.”

What motion, if any, taken towards the 59-year-old couldn’t be confirmed.

“These kinds of posts are at all times taken significantly, it doesn’t matter what their intention,” Lapointe wrote in Twitter on Sept. 7. “Even in the event you’re behind a social media profile, there will likely be penalties.”