French man jailed for 4 months after slapping President Macron

A French court has handed Damien Tarel, the man who slapped the country’s President Emmanuel Macron, an 18 month sentence, with 14 months suspended. The man also faced other penalties.

French man jailed for 4 months after slapping President Macron
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French man jailed for 4 months after slapping President Macron

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