France's Sarkozy detained over alleged corruption

(AGI) Paris, July 1 - France's former President Nicolas Sarkozyhas been detained for questioning over alleged influencepeddling. Since Feb. 26 Mr Sarkozy has been the focus of ajudicial inquiry into wiretapping and the violation ofinvestigative secrecy. He arrived on Tuesday morning at thecentral office of the tax police in Nanterre, near Paris, forquestioning. The decision to detain him is an unprecedentedstep against a former president. . .

(AGI) Paris, July 1 - France's former President Nicolas Sarkozyhas been detained for questioning over alleged influencepeddling. Since Feb. 26 Mr Sarkozy has been the focus of ajudicial inquiry into wiretapping and the violation ofinvestigative secrecy. He arrived on Tuesday morning at thecentral office of the tax police in Nanterre, near Paris, forquestioning. The decision to detain him is an unprecedentedstep against a former president. . .