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The police released the detainee after a fire in the Cathedral in Nantes

Arrested earlier on Sunday in the investigation of the case about a fire in the Cathedral of saints Peter and Paul in the French city of Nantes have been released, reports channel BFMTV.

Earlier, the TV channel reported that French police have detained one man as part of the investigation in this case. Arrested was 39-year-old man, a migrant who worked as a volunteer in the Cathedral and had to close the door the day of the fire. Investigators took the man into custody to check out the "contradictions in its schedule".

Now channel reported that the man answered police questions in connection with his work schedule. Investigators decided not to keep him in detention and after 22.00 (23.00 MSK) was released.

The regional newspaper Presse Ocean Nantes Prosecutor Pierre Senes said that the detainee decided to release "without prosecution". Man must soon leave the police station.

"He's not involved in the Commission of (crime - ed.) of action. The controversy was clarified", - leads edition of the words of the Prosecutor.

The fire occurred on Saturday morning. The fire was completely destroyed, including a large organ of the Cathedral. The Prosecutor's office of Nantes announced the launch of the investigation on suspicion of intentional arson of the Cathedral. Subsequently, the fire brigade spokesman of the Department of the Loire-Atlantique Colonel Jerome Langlois reported that the fire in the Cathedral of Nantes extinguished, there is no risk of collapse or it is minimal, but firefighters will remain on the place and night.