The French justice system has opened against a high-ranking official of the Senate under investigation for “treason”, because he is said to have run espionage for North Korea. The staff of the house of lords to Leave the French territory is prohibited for the time being.

The judicial staff said on Thursday evening. It should come to a process that threatens the man a long prison sentence.

a civil servant is, North Korea expert

The officials had been arrested on Sunday evening by the domestic intelligence service DGSI. The Senate removed him for the duration of the investigation of its functions. The man worked in the Department of architecture, culture, heritage and gardens of the Senate, and was there for administration and Finance responsible.

the graduate of The French administrative elite University ENA has written several works on North Korea. He travelled, according to his publisher again and again to the Korean Peninsula and is the President of an Association for French-Korean friendship. (SDA)