French prosecutors yesterday said they were examining testimony suggesting Dominique Strauss-Kahn took part in a gang rape in the United States – but the disgraced former IMF chief denied any wrongdoing.
Mr Strauss-Kahn, two businessmen and a police chief had already been charged with “aggravated pimping in an organised gang” for allegedly organising a prostitution ring for orgies in France, the United States and elsewhere.
Yesterday, a spokesman for the state prosecutor’s office in the northern French city of Lille said investigating magistrates had submitted new evidence that could implicate the men in a gang rape in Washington.
“Mr Strauss-Kahn absolutely contests having committed the slightest act of violence of any nature whatsoever,” his lawyers Henri Leclerc, Frederique Baulieu and Richard Malka said.
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