François Hollande gives full grace to Jacqueline Sauvage
Jacqueline Sauvage will be released immediately. This is what the President of the Republic, Francois Hollande, has just announced, declaring on Wednesday 28 December that he granted him a “total grace”.
Many waited for him, it finally happened. François Hollande has announced he attached to Jacqueline Wild ” a remission of the remainder of the sentence ” . This means that Jacqueline Sauvage will be released immediately, the day after her birthday. She was sentenced in December 2014 to 10 years’ imprisonment for the murder of her violent husband. A sentence deemed severe. Last November and before the immense mobilization aroused by the fate of Jacqueline Wild, the president had agreed to a partial grace that lightened his sentence of 2 years and 4 months . A gesture considered a bit light by the supporters of the 69-year-old condemned, whose applications for release were twice refused by the courts.
Among his most ardent supporters, many personalities . December 21, the words of Muriel Robin to the attention of the President of the Republic had been relayed by the press : ” Is it childish of me to note that in Santa Claus, there is father? Yes, I dare ask you to become, momentarily for Jacqueline, that loving and understanding father she has never had. (…) Please, Mr. President. In rendering liberty to Jacqueline Sauvage, you will only make a firm conviction that it is a work of humanity and justice. ” At his side, anny duperey , Mimie Mathy and Nathalie Baye had also taken the pen, making the same supplication.
Strong words and loaded with emotion that may have affected Francois Hollande in the heart … Anyway, if Jacqueline Wild spent Christmas Eve behind bars, she should celebrate the arrival of the New Year with his family . A new year that promises to be under the sign of freedom.