He is accused by Nathalie Collin, daughter of the former senator of Tarn-et-Garonne Yvon Collin, rape and sexual assault when she was between 12 and 14 years old, in the early 1980s, what ‘He disputes.
Le Monde with AFP
The investigation for the former Minister Jean-Michel Baylet, accused of rape, has been classified without the parquet of Paris due to prescription.
The boss of the dispatch of Midi is accused by Nathalie Collin, daughter of the former senator of Tarn-et-Garonne Yvon Collin, rape and sexual assault when she was between 12 and 14 years old, at the beginning of the 1980s, what he disputes.
“What’s important is that the parquet does not say that he ranked because the facts are insufficiently characterized,” said Friday, January 28 at the France-Press agency (AFP) Zoe Royal , lawyer of Nathalie Collin.
The parquet of Paris confirmed at AFP that he had classified the proceedings without a continuation of the acquisition of the prescription of public action. According to a source close to the file, the ranking dates from January 17th. Solicited, the lawyer of Jean-Michel Baylet did not follow up in the immediate future.
The facts that Nathalie Collin denounces would have started during Holidays in Greece with his parents in the villa of Jean-Michel Baylet, and then would be prosecuted. His memories are sometimes “gap”, she gladly recognized in an interview at AFP in 2021, but they are also made “precise images of places (Paris, Font-Romeu, Toulouse), of acts and Odors “.
On his denunciation, the parquet of Paris had opened an investigation for “rape” and “sexual assault” on minor under the age of 15 on June 9, 2020.
The parquet of Paris has become accustomed to systematically open investigations of the accusations of sexual violence against minors, even if the facts are apparently prescribed, in order to verify the facts and to seek any other aggression. Prescribed.
Confrontation of five hours
After having been heard by the free hearing police in February 2021, the former 75-year-old Minister had been confronted for five hours at his accusselizer in October in the premises of the Protection Brigade in Paris .
“I’m going out as I came back, free as the air,” said at the end of this confrontation Jean-Michel Baylet, who has always challenged the facts.
For Nathalie Collin, today aged 53, this confrontation allowed him to “say everything she needed to tell him (…) and she selected during those years,” said Zoe Royals.
A ten years ago, an old relationship of the Baylet family had denounced the facts of rapes aimed at Nathalie Collin in a report to the Montauban Prosecutor.
Heard, she had denied. “But it was wrong, I was just not ready,” she recognized. She was killed. “Because we are killy of guilt, shame and revelation is a threat to the balance of the family”. Now, “shame has changed camp,” said Zoe Royal Friday.