French prosecutor seeks symbolic sentence against couple accused of hiding 271 Picasso works

February 12, 2015 8:45 PM

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PARIS – A French prosecutor is not seeking prison terms for an electrician and his wife accused of hiding 271 stolen works by Pablo Picasso for decades.

The prosecutor, in closing arguments in a high-profile trial Thursday in southern France, sought a five-year suspended sentence for Pierre Le Guennec and his wife, Danielle.

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