Paris prosecutor Laure Beccuau announced this Wednesday, November 17, on RTL, the opening of an investigation into sexual violence linked to nightclubs, a few days after the launch of the #Balancetonbar movement on social networks.
“A number of complaints have been received at the prosecution, revealed Laure Beccuau at the microphone of RTL. We currently have nine complaints. “
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“We started these surveys since November 8, so it’s really quite recent, she detailed. What we are in the process of doing are all the toxicological analyzes of the injuries in order to find out if they were indeed victims of what is called the administration of substances without consent. This means that the perpetrators can incur very significant penalties. “
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For now, this investigation has been entrusted “To the competent police stations”. “But it is not excluded that the judicial police services, if the phenomenon develops, is seized quickly”, she added.
Laure Beccuau also called the “Young women who frequent these festive establishments” to beware of “Substances that can be put into your insulin in your glasses”.
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Before establishing itself in France, the #Balancetonbar movement emerged in Brussels, Belgium, and gathered testimonies from women who were victims of sexual violence in bars or nightclubs. Some suspected they had been drugged without their knowledge, including GHB, a phenomenon that was also worrying in Great Britain.