French radical-left leader slammed for conspiracy theory outburst

Speaking in a radio interview, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, leader of the radical-left La France insoumise (France unbowed) party warned that a 'serious incident or a murder' would occur at the height of next year's presidential election campaign, citing tragic events during previous campaigns and seemingly suggesting they are part of a recurrent plot to change the outcome of the vote.

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French radical-left leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon has been accused of reckless speech and fuelling conspiracy theories after predicting a "serious incident or murder" designed to manipulate voters ahead of next year's presidential election, reports FRANCE 24