A grand jury in New York on Wednesday ex-filmmagnaat Harvey Weinstein (66) indicted for sexual violence. The jury accuses the filmmaker of rape and forced oral sex. The charges correspond to the charges that the public prosecutor last Friday formulated. Prosecutor Cyrus Vance said that the goal, to the accused responsibility to take for his offences, this is again a step closer.
A grand jury will examine evidence of possible crimes in a particular case and must decide whether or not someone is being effectively prosecuted. The procedure is done behind closed doors.
Several of the women accused Weinstein of sexual violence. The public ministry says that the facts from 2013 and 2004. The research is already months underway. The lawyer of Weinstein said Friday that his client is innocent. The film producer was released due to the payment of a deposit of a few millions. He must have a bracelet to wear. The following rechtbankzitting on 30 July.