Jean-Claude Arnault, photographer in Nobel prize scandal, charged with rape

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Jean-Claude Arnault, photographer in Nobel prize scandal, charged with rape

Jun 12 2018

Jean-Claude Arnault, the French photographer at the heart of the scandal that saw this year's Nobel Prize for Literature postponed, has been charged with two counts of rape dating back to 2011. He denies the allegations.

The Swedish Academy, which handles the prize, last month postponed it amid criticism of its handling of the case. Swedish prosecutor Christina Voigt said the evidence against Mr Arnault "was robust and sufficient for prosecution".

Source: BBC News

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