French prosecutor probes interior minister's employment of daughters

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 21, 2017 9:59 AM

PARIS (Reuters) - France's financial prosecutor on Tuesday opened a preliminary inquiry over reports Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux hired his student-age daughters for summer jobs while a member of parliament.

A report by satirical TV show Quotidien said on Monday that Le Roux employed his two daughters several times as parliamentary assistants during their school breaks.

(Reporting by Ingrid Melander; Editing by Michel Rose)