Macron’s ex-bodyguard in custody over use of diplomatic passports

FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron and his then senior security officer Alexandre Benalla arrive at an elementary school to attend a one-hour interview with French news channel TF1, in Berd'huis, France, April 12, 2018. Picture taken April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) – Alexandre Benalla, the former bodyguard and security adviser of French President Emmanuel Macron, has been placed in custody in relation to a probe into his use of diplomatic passports, said the Paris prosecutor’s office. Benalla, who was fired last year after a video emerged of him attacking a May Day protester, was […]

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