Saturday, May 21, 2011

Strauss-Kahn leaves the Rikers prison to go to a secure temporary

New York. .- A U.S. judge today ordered the former chief manager of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Dominique Strauss-Kahn is released from prison on Rikers Island and moved to a temporary detention center under surveillance, since it could not meet all the conditions his bail. Lawyers for Strauss-Kahn gave the U.S.

Justice cash bail of one million dollars and the bond secured by another 5 million to be under house arrest, but does not yet have a home in New York that meet the condition. "The judge has already signed receipt of the cash bond and the guaranteed bonus, but still does not meet the other requirements" due to the French politician can leave the prison on Rikers Island, Efe said a spokesman for the court takes the case.

The judge set a hearing for today's lawyers DSK, as he called the press, to analyze compliance with the terms imposed on him on Thursday for release on bail and remain under house arrest. Strauss-Kahn, 62, has been charged with seven counts of sexual abuse and attempted rape of an African immigrant, 32, last Saturday, the event will have to appear before a new court hearing on 6 June.

Judge Michael Obus agreed to grant the accused bail and house arrest under the payment of one million dollars in cash and a guaranteed bonus for another five million, plus you have to wear an electronic bracelet to monitor his movements , to be under video surveillance 24 hours and pay himself at least one armed security guard guarding it.

The conditions that remain to be fulfilled are apparently related to the difficulties the French politician's wife, the Franco-American journalist Anne Sinclair, is having to rent an apartment in New York. The owners of a luxury property situated in the exclusive Upper East of Manhattan and that Sinclair was willing to pay a monthly rent of $ 14,000, did not accept that DSK and his family moved to this house.

According to The New York Times, the former leaders of international, who is now known to enjoy a retirement annuity of $ 250,000 from the International Monetary Fund could end up living in a home security firm Stroz Friedberg, which his family has apparently hired for their vigilance during his house arrest.

Strauss-Kahn admitted Monday night at New York's Rikers Island jail and could stay in his cell, about 12 square meters, until these issues are resolved. "I do not know what is happening. There are many things you have to go "yet, responded on Friday to press one of the lawyers for Strauss-Kahn, Marc Agnifilo, when asked where his client will remain until the trial begins, the first view will be on 6 June.

The French politician was arrested last Saturday at New York John F. Kennedy Airport when he was on a plane that was to leave for Paris, shortly before being accused of sexual assault by an employee of New York luxury hotel where he had stay. Once it is released and passes under house arrest, Strauss-Kahn will have to wear an electronic bracelet on his ankle for the authorities to monitor his every move, and under the conditions of bail, you can not receive four visits per day in the place where you live if people other than members of his family.

The plaintiff, a Guinean immigrant 32-year-old widow and mother of a teenager, testified Thursday before a grand jury (or jury indictment in the U.S. legal system) who was sexually assaulted by Strauss-Kanhn, but denied there had been consensual sexual contact, as he had hinted the defense of French.

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