Juan Branco indicted for rape: the media lawyer accused by a student

The young lawyer Juan Branco had himself announced that he had been taken into police custody on June 1 for a rape investigation, opened after the accusations of a student with whom he allegedly had non-consensual relations.

The lawyer Juan Branco, media since he notably has the Russian artist Piotr Pavlenski in the affair of the sextape of Benjamin Griveaux or even Christophe Dettinger, the yellow vest boxer who had attacked the gendarmes, passed before an investigating judge on Tuesday, November 23.

Under investigation for rape, he was eventually indicted on this count reveals this Wednesday, November 24 the Point.

Placed in police custody on June 1 for these facts, Juan Branco had denied any non-consensual sexual relationship with the student who accuses him. He had, a few weeks before his custody, published his version of the facts in a long text on Facebook.

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Behaviour change

But on June 23, the Paris prosecutor’s office had decided to open a judicial investigation of the counts of rape entrusted to an examining magistrate. According to Le Point, the complainant in her deposition recounted having taken opiates with the lawyer and that the behavior of the latter would have changed after that.

She explains that he would have tried to kiss her and that she did not want to have sex but was “afraid that he would become violent”. Facts that Juan Branco continues to deny, even if the version he had published on Facebook at the time has since been contradicted by his accuser.

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