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A mother who sent her three-year-old son Jihad to school wearing a sweater with the words "I am a bomb" on the front, along with his name and 'Born on September 11th' on the back, told a court on Wednesday it was just to "make people laugh".

Prosecutors at a criminal court in Avignon on Wednesday demanded a €1,000 fine be imposed against the 34 year-old mother Bouchra Bagour and a €3,000 penalty against her brother Zeyad for the offence of "glorifying a crime".

The court head how the uncle had bought the top and given it to the mother, who dressed him in it and took him to school on September 25.


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