Former French President Sarkozy detained for questioning in French graft probe
PARIS - Reuters
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy. AFP PhotoFormer French President Nicolas Sarkozy was being held on July 1 for questioning over suspected influence-peddling, a legal source said.
Sarkozy arrived early July 1 to be quizzed by investigators at their offices in Nanterre, west of Paris, after his lawyer was held for questioning on June 30.
"Mr. Sarkozy has been summoned to Nanterre and is being held for questioning," the source told Reuters.