Sarkozy innocent until proven guilty, says president

(AGI) Paris, July 2 - Nicolas Sarkozy is innocent until he isproven guilty just like any other person, French PresidentFrancois Hollande told a cabinet meeting. He took a firm stanceon the legal notion of a presumption of innocence and theindependence of the judiciary, said a government spokesman. Theformer president was charged with corruption and influencepeddling on Wednesday. . .

(AGI) Paris, July 2 - Nicolas Sarkozy is innocent until he isproven guilty just like any other person, French PresidentFrancois Hollande told a cabinet meeting. He took a firm stanceon the legal notion of a presumption of innocence and theindependence of the judiciary, said a government spokesman. Theformer president was charged with corruption and influencepeddling on Wednesday. . .