PIP founder arrested at home. Denies industrial silicone was harmful.
Jean-Claude Mas was reported arrested this morning at dawn according to France Info radio. He admits using unapproved for human use industrial grade silicone in his breast implants but claims that they caused no harm. One of the charges the investigative judge is bringing against him is involuntary homicide–this was the basis of his detention this morning.
More to follow.
Guardian story in English: