Saturday, July 2, 2011

The New York Attorney agrees to release Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Former IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn will not have to comply with the arrest, but is charged with allegations of sexual assault and attempted rape, decided today Judge Michael Obus. The judge "has not returned the passport" and he did not return the million dollars that had to pay to remain under house arrest after being indicted in seven counts.

Previously, prosecutors in New York had agreed to release on parole of former IMF managing director, charged with sexual assault and attempted rape of a woman last May. The prosecution, as was later confirmed, agrees to release Strauss-Kahn and restore the deposit paid when he was under house arrest.

"When prosecutors filed the charges voted by the grand jury, and said it would continue investigating the case, whatever the path they came," said today that half Erin Duggan, a spokeswoman for the Manhattan District Attorney, Cyrus Vance . Duggan added, "that's exactly what happened." Various U.S. media reported in its editions on Friday that the prosecution had found information that made him reconsider the case. DSK, as he is known by the press, appeared Friday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Obus, who his lawyers on the basis of information they found on the credibility of the accuser, may be asked to modify the terms of his bail , and to withdraw some of their positions.

French politician and economist, was arrested last May 14 at the international airport of John F. Kennedy, when he traveled to Paris, after being accused by an employee of the luxurious New York hotel where he was staying with sexual assault and attempted rape. DSK was jailed and charged with seven counts for the same offenses, in addition to Judge Obus ruled his bail after paying a million dollars and the delivery of a bank guarantee for five million.

A version with "lies and inconsistencies" The Office of Manhattan on Friday gave details of the "lies" and "inconsistencies" in which incurred the past few weeks the woman who accused Strauss-Kahn. In a letter sent Thursday to the lawyers for Strauss-Kahn, the prosecutor explains that the woman lied during the investigation into what happened immediately after the incident at the Sofitel New York.

He also admitted that he deceived the immigration to seek political asylum in the U.S.. UU. seven years ago. His lawyer, Kenneth Thompson, said the press that "the victim has decided to voluntarily tell the truth about how he came to this country." According to the document, signed by the assistant prosecutor Artie McConnell, the complainant submitted before a grand jury that, after escaping from the suite of Strauss-Kahn, remained in the hallway of the hotel's 28th floor and did not report the incident to a supervisor until he saw the French politician leave the room and up the elevator.

However, days later admitted in several interviews with investigators that the sequence of events was not exactly like that and explained that, after what happened inside the apartment and proceeded to "clean another room" before reporting the incident Strauss-Kahn with the supervisor. Moreover, according to the prosecution, the complainant acknowledged that he had lied about the circumstances of his arrival in U.S..

UU. in 2004 with a visa "fraudulent" and the petition for asylum filed that year in which certified "under penalty of perjury" that she and her husband had been harassed and beaten by the Guinean regime. During the investigation into the incident with the French politician and economist 62 years, the woman admitted to prosecutors that he invented the allegations in the petition for asylum.

He explained, according to that letter, he did with the help of a man is unknown identity that recorded on tape what to say to immigration officials that she learned it "from memory". The Manhattan prosecutor also revealed that in two different interviews said he was a victim of "rape" in his country, in both cases "crying" and gives the feeling of being "very concerned" to recall what happened, but later admitted that this "never happened" and was to be included in the asylum.

The Guinean immigrant also recognized that he lied in his last two tax returns, in which his daughter also included another child to pay less to the treasury and also cheated on their income to continue receiving housing benefits resides in the Bronx. Strauss-Kahn was released today under house arrest and free to travel within the United States after discovering evidence that erode the credibility of allegations of sexual assault and attempted rape against him and that the prosecution itself admitted that the case weakened.

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