Sarkozy’s son files complaint over anti-Semitic grafitti

August 8th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS  

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Paris, Aug 8 (DPA) Jean Sarkozy, the 21-year-old son of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, has filed a complaint against unknown persons over anti-Semitic grafitti, the daily Le Figaro reported Friday. The paper said a 63-year old suspect had been arrested by police., The man had previous record of known anti-Semitic comments.

The younger Sarkozy’s complaint followed a number of grafitti messages smeared on buildings in an up-scale suburb of Paris, with the message “Sarkozy, thieving Jew,” the paper said.

The incident follows on a satire column about Jean Sarkozy’s forthcoming marriage to a Jewish department store heiress and reports of his supposed conversion to Judaism.

The author of the column, which appeared in the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, was dismissed. Jean Sarkozy has denied plans to convert to Judaism.
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