Brit pop le­gend un­der scan­ner for rape

Khaleej Times - City Times - - SKY FULL OF STARS -

ABri­tish pop le­gend, whose name has not been dis­closed, is re­port­edly be­ing in­ves­ti­gated for the rape of a 14-year-old girl.

As per a re­port in The Sun, the vic­tim claims that the at­tack took place in the 1970s af­ter the girl, was picked out from the front row of a con­cert by the solo star’s body­guard and in­vited back to a ho­tel, re­ports mir­ror.co.uk.

The woman says she was plied with cham­pagne be­fore the as­sault, that has “af­fected” her en­tire life.

The al­leged vic­tim, who de­scribes her­self as a “naive 14-year-old vir­gin” at the time, says she went to the con­cert with some friends af­ter be­ing given free tick­ets.

Po­lice are re­port­edly look­ing into the claims and she met with de­tec­tives last week.

It’s al­leged that the woman and her friends were in­vited to the singer’s ho­tel the fol­low­ing day by a body­guard who had spot­ted them gig­gling near the stage.

The girls, 13 and 14 at the time, went along hop­ing to meet the pop star and get his au­to­graph. The vic­tim claims that what hap­pened left her ob­sessed with the singer and un­able to have nor­mal re­la­tion­ships with men. In 2013, she emailed her al­le­ga­tions to Scot­land Yard, but as it hap­pened over­seas, it was out of their ju­ri­sidic­tion.

An of­fi­cial probe was re­port­edly opened by po­lice in 2014, but dropped six months later.

How­ever, it was dis­closed last month that a new prose­cu­tor and in­ves­ti­gat­ing of­fi­cer had been as­signed to the case, re­ports mir­ror.co.uk.

The vic­tim claims she was picked up from the front row of a con­cert in the 1970s. Pic­ture used for il­lus­tra­tive pur­poses

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