Paris suspect’s lawyer to sue French prosecutor

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. “I cannot let this pass,” Mary told Belgian state broadcaster RTBF. Mary’s office was not immediately available for comment, but RTBF said he would start legal proceedings on Monday.



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