Breaking: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy in police custody

He is being questioned on suspected irregularities in campaign financing, according to a French judicial source…

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is in police custody for questioning in an investigation into suspected irregularities over his election campaign financing, an official in the French judiciary said.

The probe is related to alleged Libyan funding for Sarkozy’s 2007 campaign, Le Monde newspaper reported.

A lawyer for Sarkozy could not be reached immediately for comment.

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