Actor Naceri gets 10 months for assault

25th September 2007, Comments 0 comments

25 September 2007, PARIS (AFP) - French actor Samy Naceri, star of the "Taxi" series of action movies, was sentenced to 10 months in jail on Monday for assaulting a fashion designer in a Paris restaurant in 2005.

25 September 2007

PARIS (AFP) - French actor Samy Naceri, star of the "Taxi" series of action movies, was sentenced to 10 months in jail on Monday for assaulting a fashion designer in a Paris restaurant in 2005.

Naceri, who was undergoing treatment for a liver ailment in a hospital in southern France, was not present for the court ruling in Paris.

The 45-year-old actor was convicted for throwing a heavy object in the face of the young man during a heated argument at the restaurant.

It was his fifth conviction for various offences including drunk driving, speeding and assaulting employees at a nightclub in the southern city of Aix-en-Provence.

AFP

Subject: French news

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