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French prosecutor seeks 6-month jail term for Sarkozy

They condemned Sarkozy's approach to financing his re-election bid in 2012

AFP , Thursday 17 Jun 2021
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Former President Nicolas Sarkozy (2ndR) arrives for a hearing of the so-called Bygmalion case trial which sees him charged with illicit financing for his failed 2012 re-election campaign, in Paris, on June 15, 2021. AFP
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Prosecutors in the trial of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday called for a six-month jail term over his alleged campaign financing violations.

At the end of proceedings in Paris, they condemned Sarkozy's approach to financing his re-election bid in 2012, calling for a one-year jail term, with six months of it suspended, and a fine of 3,750 euros ($4,500).

 

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