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France: Former security aide to Macron in police custody

Jan 17, 2019 - Associated Press

PARIS (AP) - The Paris prosecutor's office says a former security aide to French President Emmanuel Macron has been taken into police custody in an investigation of possible misuse of diplomatic passports.

The prosecutor's office said Thursday that its original investigation of Alexandre Benalla's passport use was extended to an alleged forgery involving an official document. The French presidency flagged the document.

Benalla was fired in July 2018 following revelations he had recei...