Skip to comments.French Ex-President Sarkozy Held for Questioning: Legal Source
Posted on 07/01/2014 12:38:04 AM PDT by nickcarraway
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was held on Tuesday for questioning into suspicions that a network of informers kept him abreast of a separate inquiry into alleged irregularities in his 2007 election campaign, a legal source said.
Local media said it was the first time a former head of state had been held for questioning in modern French history. The conservative politician denies wrongdoing in a string of investigations which could derail his hopes of a come-back after his 2012 presidential election defeat by Francois Hollande.
Sarkozy arrived early Tuesday to be quizzed by investigators at their offices in Nanterre, west of Paris, after his lawyer was held for questioning on Monday.
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his attorney was “held” for questioning?
Jacques Chirac got better treatment than this in his corruption case is the implication of the story as I read it from the BBC.
A former French president being held for questioning is described as “unprecedented”.
Another French politician is accused of corruption, another American politician is accused of corruption etc. etc.
It’s France. People over there like to be held.
"I want ya to hold it between your knees."