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The Prosecutor's Office files a complaint against the playwright Ramón Paso for alleged sexual crimes

The Public Ministry took statements from 14 women who have ratified the reported facts.

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The Prosecutor's Office files a complaint against the playwright Ramón Paso for alleged sexual crimes

The Public Ministry took statements from 14 women who have ratified the reported facts

MADRID, 17 Abr. (EUROPA PRESS) -

The Madrid Provincial Prosecutor's Office has filed a complaint this week against theater director Ramón Paso for alleged sexual crimes that he committed against several women between 2018 and 2023.

The lawyer Luisa Estévez Martínez and sources in the case have confirmed to Europa Press that the Public Ministry has directed the complaint to the Dean of Courts of Madrid after having completed some pre-procedural proceedings in which it took statements from 14 alleged victims - aged between 18 and 25 years old-- who confirmed their complaint at the prosecutor's office.

According to Estévez, who represents the 14 women, the Prosecutor's Office includes in its complaint alleged crimes of sexual assault - in some cases in its continuous modality - as well as crimes of sexual harassment and harassment, against moral integrity and coercion. .

The lawyer specifies that most of the complainants, but not all, were victims of actions that would fall within the spectrum included in the Penal Code - after the reform of what is known as the 'yes is yes law' - for attacks. sexual.

The sources consulted on the case advise that, at the moment, the matter is pending distribution in the Madrid Courts. Once the investigating judge is appointed, he will be the one to determine whether or not to admit the brief of the Public Prosecutor's Office against the grandson of the playwright Alfonso Paso and great-grandson of the writer Enrique Jardiel Poncela.

The reported events would have occurred between 2018 and 2023, always related to the theatrical activity of Paso, the sources consulted point out. According to these sources, the conduct reported by the Public Prosecutor's Office would have taken place within the framework of castings in which the playwright and the alleged victims participated.

It was Estévez who brought the facts to the attention of the Madrid Prosecutor's Office last year. The Public Ministry took a statement from the lawyer as a witness and then collected the testimonies of 14 women who ratified the complaint, the sources of the case add.

According to the lawyer, the Prosecutor's Office, in addition to taking statements, has received documentary evidence related to the reported events, as well as expert reports from parties that would corroborate the women's version and psychological reports.

On April 10, the Public Ministry decreed the conclusion of its pre-procedural proceedings and agreed to file a complaint before the Madrid Courts, an event that took place this Tuesday.