Legislative 2022: former LFI candidate Taha Bouhafs targeted by an internal investigation for sexual violence

La France Insoumise announced, Wednesday, May 11, the opening of an internal investigation against the former candidate for acts of sexual violence.

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Taha Bouhafs accused of sexual violence. La France insoumise announced on Wednesday May 11 that an internal investigation had been opened for acts of sexual violence against the former legislative candidate, who threw in the towel during the week. The movement explains having “summer seized on Saturday May 7 of a testimony recounting alleged acts of sexual violence” and have initiated a procedure “immediately”.

The person concerned was confronted with these charges on 9 May. “He was told that because of the seriousness of the alleged facts, as a precautionary principle, and in accordance with the texts defining the principles of the movement, rebellious France could be led not to invest it”, specifies the movement. The journalist then “chosen to give up the nomination for the legislative elections on his own”.

Reached by Mediapart, Taha Bouhafs explains that this report makes “part of the slanders evoked” in the release notice. “I consider that anyone charged should retire from public life pending verification of this word. Which I have decided to do. I am not aware of any other alerts “, he assures.

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