Suspended two-year jail term for Sarkozy interior minister Claude Guéant

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The long-time chief of staff to former president was also barred from public office for pocketing more than 200,000 euros from police funds.

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A man who served as chief of staff to former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was sentenced to two years suspended jail and banned from holding public office for five years for pocketing money from a cash fund used for police investigations, reports Reuters.