Paris suspect's lawyer to sue French prosecutor: media

March 20, 2016 11:40 AM

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BRUSSELS The lawyer defending the prime surviving suspect for the Nov. 13 Paris attacks said on Sunday he would sue a French prosecutor for divulging Salah Abdeslam's private admission that he planned to blow himself up with fellow Islamic State militants.

Speaking two days after Abdeslam was captured during a police raid in Brussels, his lawyer Sven Mary accused the lead French investigator of violating judicial confidentiality by quoting Abdeslam's statement to a magistrate in Brussels at a news conference in Paris on Saturday evening.

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