Strauss-Kahn accuser lawyer questions DA`s motives
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Last Updated: Sunday, August 21, 2011, 18:27
  
Paris: The lawyer for the woman who accused former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault says he finds Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance's motivations "incomprehensible."

Douglas Wigdor has told Sunday's French newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche he suspects Vance will dismiss Sofitel hotel maid Nafissatou Diallo's charges against Strauss-Kahn at a meeting next week.

"I wonder about (Vance's) motivations," Wigdor is quoted as saying.

On Saturday, another Diallo attorney said the assistant district attorney offered to meet with his client on Monday, the day before Strauss-Kahn's next scheduled court appearance.

Media reports quoted him as saying he thought prosecutors wouldn't have asked for the meeting unless they planned to drop the charges.

Bureau Report


First Published: Sunday, August 21, 2011, 18:27


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