Jean-Claude Arnault, photographer in Nobel prize scandal, charged with rape

Jean-Claude Arnault, photographer in Nobel prize scandal, charged with rape
 

A French photographer at the heart of a scandal that saw this year's Nobel Prize for Literature postponed has been charged with rape.
Jean-Claude Arnault, who was charged with two counts of rape dating back to 2011, denies the allegations.
The Swedish Academy, which handles the prize, last month postponed it amid criticism of its handling of the case.
Swedish prosecutor Christina Voigt said the evidence against Mr Arnault "was robust and sufficient for prosecution".
The photographer, who is well-known in Sweden, is married to a former member of the centuries-old Swedish Academy.... read more

 
12 June 2018 in World News, Views: 112
Source: BBC
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