French woman freed after killing abusive husband


Bernadette Dimet, 60, was given 5-year suspended sentence in trial that followed presidential pardon of another woman who killed husband.

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A French court handed a suspended five-year jail sentence on Friday to a woman who shot dead her abusive husband, less than a week after President François Hollande pardoned a woman jailed in a similar case, reports RFI.