An investigation has been opened against the Secretary of State for Development, Francophonie and International Partnerships for events that occurred in the context of her duties as a gynecologist.

Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, a gynecologist by profession, is the subject of two complaints for acts of rape. The Paris prosecutor’s office indicates this Wednesday that a preliminary investigation has been opened to shed light on these accusations made by two women. french news.

According to our colleagues, the two complainants accuse the Secretary of State for Development, Francophonie and International Partnerships of gynecological rape, that is to say, penetrations carried out without their consent during a medical examination.

Criminal Offence ?

The first complaint filed on May 25 was the subject of an investigation two days later. Entrusted to the Brigade for the repression of delinquency against the person, the investigations will have to determine whether the facts do indeed constitute a criminal offence.
A second complaint, collected on June 16 by the courts, denounces similar facts.

Former Member of the European Parliament

Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, former LREM MEP, was appointed to the government last May.

She exercised her functions as a doctor in gynecology at the Trousseau hospital and at the Tenon hospital, in Paris, under the direction of Professor Emile Daraï, himself the subject of a judicial investigation, accused of rape and gynecological violence by 25 patients. .

After Gérald Darma,in and Damien Abad, he is the third member of Elisabeth Borne’s government to face charges of sexual violence.