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Suspected of raping minors, French singer Jean-Luc Lahaye banned from concert

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In an order of October 4, the investigating judge modified the conditions of the judicial review of the singer, released in May after more than six months of pre-trial detention, in order to prohibit him from performing in concert, according to close sources. of the file, which thus confirms information from BFMTV.

The star of the 80s had planned a performance on December 23 in Paris.

According to the same sources close to the case, he appealed the decision of the magistrate. His appeal must now be examined by the investigating chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal. Contacted by AFP, his lawyers declined to comment.

Aged 69, the interpreter of “Dad singer” was indicted in November 2021 for rape and sexual assault of minors over the age of 15 after the denunciations of the two young women, born in 1998 and 2000. The facts, which he disputes, would have started in 2013. In early October, one of the complainants had told RMC that the attacks she said she had suffered had happened “largely in the dressing rooms, backstage at concerts”.

The variety singer has previous convictions for offenses against minors in 2007 and 2015.