Former Prime Minister: François Fillon, has to two years in prison

The former French Prime Minister, François Fillon, to. for two years in prison: The Paris criminal court sentenced the 66-year-old politician on Monday in a aff

Former Prime Minister: François Fillon, has to two years in prison

The former French Prime Minister, François Fillon, to. for two years in prison: The Paris criminal court sentenced the 66-year-old politician on Monday in a affair is the apparent employment of his wife and children Fillon received a total of five years in prison, three years were suspended to probation. In addition, he shall pay a fine in the amount of 375,000 euros, as the French daily newspaper "Le Monde" reported. His wife Penelope has been sentenced therefore to three years in prison on probation. You will pay a penalty in the same amount.

Fillon appeared at the Monday lunch together with his wife, in court to see as television images. Both were wearing mouth-nose-coverings. Fillon, Prime Minister under President Nicolas Sarkozy, had for years employed his wife Penelope as an employee. She worked as a parliamentary assistant for her husband, and his successor, Marc Joulaud in the national Assembly operates. It has been the opinion of the court a certificate of employment. Joulaud has now been sentenced to a suspended sentence.

The judge said that Penelope Fillons compensation have stood in no relation to their activities, such as the station France info reported. You have sent Post. The former Premier had rejected the accusations always. Fillons lawyers demanded recently, the process to resume, because you want to clarify doubts as to the independence of the judiciary in this case.

Updated Date: 29 June 2020, 09:19

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