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A woman, who accuses Nicolas Hulot of having raped her when she was a minor, filed a complaint on December 8. She was also heard by the Paris prosecutor’s office.

A woman, who accuses Nicolas Hulot of having raped her when she was a minor and whose testimony on France 2 led to the opening of an investigation by the Paris prosecutor’s office, lodged a complaint, we learned on 8 December from a source close to the case, thus confirming information from LCI. She was also auditioned, said the same source.

At least six women accuse the former host and former minister Nicolas Hulot of rape or sexual assault committed between 1989 and 2001, which he categorically denies. In a report broadcast at the end of November on the special Envoy (France 2), three of them, including two with their faces uncovered, recounted the sexual assaults of which they claim to have been victims.

The complainant, Sylvia, indicates that she was sexually assaulted in 1989 at the age of 16 by Nicolas Hulot, in the latter’s car, after being invited to attend a program he then hosted on France Inter in Paris. Contacted by AFP, Nicolas Hulot’s lawyers did not wish to speak.

The day after the report, on November 26, the Paris prosecutor’s office opened an investigation as it has systematically done for several years as soon as a minor victim is mentioned, even in the absence of a complaint, in particular in order to verify whether it is there are no others.

The investigations, entrusted to the brigade for the protection of minors of the Regional Directorate of the Judicial Police, must “determine whether the facts denounced can characterize a criminal offense and whether, in view of their seniority, the limitation period for public action has been acquired. “, Had specified the prosecutor, Laure Beccuau.

The day before the investigative magazine, the former Minister of State (2017-2018) had formally denied on BFMTV these accusations of sexual assault and announced to leave public life “definitively”, to protect his relatives and his foundation from the fallout. of a “lynching”.

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