French court to hand down verdict on Real's Benzema on Nov. 24 -media

A French court will hand down its verdict in Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema's 'sex tape affair' trial on Nov. 24, French CNews and BFM televisions reported on Friday.

2021-10-23 01:00:00 PM

A French court will hand down its verdict in Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema's 'sex tape affair' trial on Nov. 24, French CNews and BFM televisions reported on Friday.

A French court will hand down its verdict in Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema's 'sex tape affair' trial on Nov. 24, French CNews and BFM televisions reported on Friday.

-23 October 2021 - 09:39French media said on Thursday that prosecutors have recommended that Karim Benzema, if found guilty, be handed a 10-month suspended jail term and be fined 75,000 euros ($87,345).Image:GLEB GARANICHA French court will hand down its verdict in Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema's"sex tape affair" trial on Nov. 24, French CNews and BFM televisions reported on Friday.

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Benzema is charged with complicity in the attempted blackmail of his former France international team mate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. He has denied wrongdoing.French media said on Thursday that prosecutors have recommended that Benzema, if found guilty, be handed a 10-month suspended jail term and be fined 75,000 euros ($87,345).

Prosecutors allege that Benzema encouraged Valbuena to pay a suspected group of blackmailers in order to keep the sexually explicit tape out of the public eye.A lawyer for 33-year-old Benzema didn't immediately answer a request for comment.Benzema, who has played 92 times for his country and was recalled to the France squad for this year's European Championship, scored in Real's 5-0 Champions League group stage win over Shakhtar Donetsk in Kyiv on Tuesday. headtopics.com

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