Nicolas Sarkozy: ex-president faces second day of questioning over Libya case

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Sarkozy is alleged to have received €50m in campaign funds from Muammar Gaddafi

The former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is facing a second day of police questioning over allegations that he received millions of euros in illegal election campaign funding from the regime of the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

Sarkozy, France’s rightwing president from 2007 to 2012, was first taken into custody on Tuesday morning by investigators specialising in corruption, money laundering and tax evasion, and held in the western Paris suburb of Nanterre, as part of an inquiry into whether Gaddafi and others in Libya illegally financed his successful election campaign in 2007.

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