Police said that Vincent Reynouard was finally arrested in Scotland on behalf of the French authorities
A French man who had been convicted under the French anti-Nazi law was arrested in Scotland. According to a report from Associated Press, November 15, said that the 53-year-old man named Vincent Reynouard had been on the run for over two years for being a Holocaust denier.
Scottish Police authorities on Tuesday, November 15, said that Reynouard was arrested in Fife in the north of Edinburgh. The arrest was made on behalf of the French authorities. According to the report, investigators from the hate crimes and crimes against humanity had been working to track Mclean for some time.
The report also states that Reynouard had been convicted in France multiple times. His latest conviction came after he had posted a series of antisemitic posts on social media. After this he was given a sentence of four months in jail from November 2020. He again was sentenced in January 2021 for six months.
According to the report, a French judicial official acknowledged that France was pursuing Reynouard’s extradition but refused to elaborate.
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