Former minister and top Sarkozy aide sent for trial over cash payments

Ex-interior minister Claude Guéant will be tried in September over claims he received secret monthly tax-free cash bonus of 10,000 euros.

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Former French interior minister Claude Guéant and Michel Gaudin, former director-general of France's national police force between 2002 and 2007, are to be sent for trial for the misappropriation of interior ministry funds, it has been confirmed..