Ruling due in Ribery and Benzema case

January 24, 2014
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
A judge will rule on Thursday whether France internationals Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema knowingly had sex with an underage prostitute.

The hearing into the allegations against Ribery and Benzema began in Paris on Monday, but neither has been present in court.

They face charges -- along with a number of other defendants including the two managers of the Parisian club where they are alleged to have met Zahia Defar -- and could face three years in prison and ...

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