Claude Makelele gets five-month suspended sentence
Makelele, 39, denied claims from Thandi Ojeer, a 37-year-old British events organiser, who said the footballer had punched her at the home they once shared in the suburbs of Paris, reported Xinhua.
Ojeer was in a relationship with the former Chelsea and Real Madrid star for two years.
Makelele, deputy coach with French top flight side Paris Saint Germain, did not show up in court on Thursday.
election 2014: latest
Leaders thronged the polling booth to exercise their franchise on Thursday on the second-biggest day of the 16th Lok Sabha polls. Journalist... More Leaders thronged the polling booth to exercise their franchise on Thursday on the second-biggest day of the 16th Lok Sabha polls. Journalist, N Ram after casting his vote in Chennai said Indian voters keep changing his or her mind where is volatility of the situation. India's junior sports minister, Jitendra Singh cast his vote in Alwar district of Rajasthan and said that high turnout is going to favour Congress. Meanwhile, Finance Minister P Chidambaram and DMK President M Karunanidhi also cast their votes from respective constituencies.
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