French court finds aides to to former French president Sarkozy guilty in polling fraud trial

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrives to meet the readers of his latest book “Promenades” at a bookstore in Paris, France, October 2, 2021. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe/File Photo

A French court on Friday sentenced two one-time aides to former French president Nicolas Sarkozy to jail for their role in the misuse of public funds to finance opinion poll contracts.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Tangui Salaun, Dominique Vidalon; Editing by Bill Berkrot