Paris court to freeze Sarkozy corruption probe

(AGI) Paris, Sept 24 - A corruption and abuse of power enquiryagainst Nicolas Sarkozy has been suspended just days after theformer French president announced his return to activepolitics, a source close to the investigation told AFP onWednesday. Appeals court judges in Paris are said to bepreparing to put the probe on hold pending Sarkozy's requestfor the charges to be dismissed. The enquiry was launched inJuly on allegations that Sarkozy sought inside information froma high court judge in return for a lucrative job. .

(AGI) Paris, Sept 24 - A corruption and abuse of power enquiryagainst Nicolas Sarkozy has been suspended just days after theformer French president announced his return to activepolitics, a source close to the investigation told AFP onWednesday. Appeals court judges in Paris are said to bepreparing to put the probe on hold pending Sarkozy's requestfor the charges to be dismissed. The enquiry was launched inJuly on allegations that Sarkozy sought inside information froma high court judge in return for a lucrative job. .