Jean-Luc Lahaye placed in police custody: what we know about the rape accusations against the singer

the essential Jean-Luc Lahaye is currently in custody for life: the French singer of 68 years is suspected of ” rape and sexual assault on minors over 15 years “and” corruption of minors “. His daughter and two other women were arrested.

After his conviction in 2015, Jean-Luc Lahaye again faces the authorities. The 68 -year-old singer was arrested by the Central Office for the Suppression of Violence against Persons (OCRVP) and placed in police custody this Wednesday, November 3 . He is suspected of “rape and sexual assault on a minor over 14 and” corruption of a minor ” . The French singer is not alone in being the subject of police custody: in total, four people were arrested. La Dépêche du Midi goes back in detail on the accusations which weigh on the shoulders of the sexagenarian.

The accusations against Jean-Luc Lahaye

The artist is suspected of having sexually assaulted two young women aged 15 and 2015 and 16 years in 2013 and 2013. According to Le Parisien , the two plaintiffs accuse the musician “of having had sexual relations” with them. He would have asked them, “by Internet and by interposed cameras, to undress and to take sexual poses”. One of the two complainants was also cited in the first case for which Jean-Luc Lahaye was convicted in 2015 for corruption of a minor (see below).

At the time, the two young women had already filed a complaint but had suddenly dropped the charges. They claim to have again lodged a complaint against Jean-Luc Lahaye at the start of the year, which would have prompted the Paris prosecutor’s office to open a preliminary investigation. Three other people were also arrested.

Jean-Luc Lahaye’s daughter, Margaux, also arrested

37 years old, Margaux Lahaye was also arrested by the Central Office for the Suppression of Violence against Persons. The thirty-something is suspected of “subordination of witness”: she would have put pressure on the two plaintiffs so that they remain silent. As a reminder, Margaux Lahayen, now a model, was born in 1984: she is the first daughter of the French singer. Jean-Luc Lahaye had dedicated a song to him, entitled Papa chanteur .

Two other women also arrested

The Central Office for the Repression of Violence against Persons took a close interest in two other women: according to Le Parisien , they are the mothers of two complainants. Admirers of Jean-Luc Lahaye, they would have pushed their daughters to have a relationship with the French artist. They would also have accompanied the two young complainants to each meeting.

According to Franceinfo , the two mothers were taken into police custody for “non-denunciation of a crime” and “complicity in rape on a minor over 15 years”.

A previous conviction in 2015 for the French singer

On 18 May 2015, Jean-Luc Lahaye was sentenced by justice to one year suspended prison sentence for minor corruption after soliciting a young girl on the internet. The singer would have encouraged him to indulge in remote sexual games, by webcams. On April 1 2016, Jean-Luc Lahaye refused to appeal this first sentence “for the sake of appeasement”

In his work entitled Classé confidential , released in 2016, the French singer returned to the controversial facts that He was criticized: “I understood that it is very tempting for certain media to slip towards amalgamation, and to associate my name with pedophilia. And there, I have a desire for murder. I have a desire for murder. always said, proclaimed, that I liked girls younger than me “.

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