Jean-Luc Lahaye indicted and imprisoned
Jean-Luc Lahaye was indicted for “rape of minors” and placed in pre-trial detention this Friday. The singer was also indicted for sexual assault of minors over 15, corruption of minors and abuse of weakness. He was also placed under the more favorable status of assisted witness for “possession of a child pornography image”.
The star of the 80s was arrested this Wednesday morning and placed in custody for 48 hours. The 60-year-old is believed to have had sex with two teenage girls then aged 16 and 17, in 2013 and 2014, as revealed The Parisian. His lawyer told the judge of freedoms and detention that the singer disputed the charges.
His daughter, heard for “witness tampering and complicity in the rape of a minor over 15” was released from custody on Wednesday because of her state of health.
In addition, the two mothers of the victims had also been arrested, suspected of “non-denunciation of a crime and complicity in the rape of a minor over 15 years old”. These would have encouraged them to have relations with the singer would have asked them to keep quiet. They were released without prosecution at this point.
As a reminder, Jean-Luc Lahaye had already been sentenced to one year suspended imprisonment on May 18, 2015 for corruption of a minor. He was then accused of having asked a 14-year-old teenager to indulge in sex games by webcam. He was also sentenced in 2007 to a fine of 10,000 euros for sexual relations with a 15-year-old minor.