This new complaint with the constitution of civil party automatically leads to the opening of a judicial investigation, entrusted to an investigating judge.
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Journalist Florence Porcel, who accuses the former presenter of TF1’s “20 hours”, Patrick Poivre d’Arvor, of rape in 2009, has just filed a civil suit with the dean of the examining magistrates, has learned franceinfo nearby Nanterre parquet Thursday, November 25.
His first complaint was dismissed, due to a “insufficient evidence”, according to the Nanterre prosecutor’s office. This new complaint with the constitution of civil party automatically leads to the opening of a judicial investigation, entrusted to an investigating judge., subject to payment of the deposit (sum intended to cover the fine incurred in the event of false denunciation).
the judge The latter can only be seized on these facts of rape – the only ones not to be prescribed among the charges brought against the former presenter – but will be able to consult the entire file and hear the other women, despite the prescription. Eight women had filed complaints for “rape”, “sexual assault”, “attempted sexual assault” or “sexual harassment” against Patrick Poivre d’Arvor. Seven agreed to testify publicly to Release beginning of November. Solicited, the lawyers of Florence Porcel did not respond.