Prosecutors in France seek six-month jail term for former president Nicolas Sarkozy over campaign violations

//Prosecutors in France seek six-month jail term for former president Nicolas Sarkozy over campaign violations

Prosecutors in France seek six-month jail term for former president Nicolas Sarkozy over campaign violations

Prosecutors in the trial of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday called for a six-month jail term over campaign finance violations for his 2012 re-election bid.At the end of proceedings in Paris, they issued withering criticism of the former head of state and demanded a one-year jail term, with six months of it suspended, and a fine of €3,750 euros (US$4,500).“Nicolas Sarkozy clearly regrets nothing because he came to just one hearing,” prosecutor Vanessa Perree told the court…

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