Former French president Sarkozy convicted of corruption and sentenced to prison
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Sky News Australia 1.31M subscribers Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to a year in prison after being convicted of bribery. Mr Sarkozy was found guilty of offering a judge a top job in exchange for information about an investigation into him in 2014, after he left office. However, the former French president claims he was a victim of unfair persecution by investigators and intends to appeal the decision. Mr Sarkozy served as French president from 2007 to 2012
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy found guilty of corruption
49,823 views•Mar 1, 202158733ShareSaveSky News 3.19M subscribers Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been handed a one-year prison term and two-year suspended sentence after being found guilty of corruption and influence peddling. The 66-year-old was convicted by a court in Paris for having tried to illegally obtain information from a senior magistrate in 2014 about a legal action in which he was involved. The court said Sarkozy will be entitled to request to be detained at home with an electronic bracelet, meaning he is unlikely to go to jail.
France’s former president Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to prison in corruption trial
4,162 views•Mar 1, 2021471ShareSaveFRANCE 24 English 1.59M subscribers A #Paris court on Monday found French former President Nicolas #Sarkozy guilty of #corruption and influence peddling and sentenced him to one year in #prison and a two-year suspended sentence. The court said Sarkozy will be entitled to request to be detained at home with an electronic bracelet.