ProcEs The former penn-soner of Auray is accused of rape and harassment by several women, including musicians from bagad
The former conductor of the bagad d' #039;Auray will be tried for acts of rape and moral harassment (illustration). — S. Reboredo/SIPA
The date of the trial is not yet known. One thing is certain: it will go well before the Assize Court and will last several weeks, the time to hear from all the victims. Suspected; of rape, the former penn-soner of bagad d’Auray (Morbihan) will be tried; for six acts of rape and two acts of moral harassment, 20 Minutes learned from the Rennes prosecutor's office, confirming information from the Telegram.
Placed in pre-trial detention on October 25, 2019 after two initial complaints, Loïc Le Cotillec had been arrested. released in April 2021 to be assigned to residence and placed under electronic monitoring. The investigation had started. in 2019 at; following the complaint of two young women, including a former musician from Bagad.
An appeal for procedural reasons
Considered like a prodigy of Breton music, the conductor explained investigators that those claiming to be his victims were all “girlfriends” “Perhaps there were inappropriate behaviors. We will have to ask ourselves questions,” his lawyer. The man today’aged 26 years old was visibly suffering from a drug addiction. alcohol.
The Rennes prosecutor's office appealed the order on November 9 for procedural reasons. “It aims to regularize a failure to rule (on facts for which the respondent had been placed under the status of assisted witness for an act of rape, an act of sexual assault and an act of harassment ; sexual element) and not to challenge the number or the nature of the dismissal qualifications, these being in accordance with the requisitions of the prosecution”, specifies Philippe Astruc.