French prosecutors seek 6-month jail term for Sarkozy

French prosecutors seek 6-month jail term for Sarkozy

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 relection 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 ($4,500).

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