French interior minister quizzed over rape allegations


Lawyers representing French interior minister Gérald Darmanin, 38, have confirmed he has been questioned 'at his own request' by magistrates investigating rape allegations filed against him by a woman who he claims he was in a consenting relationship with.

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French interior minister Gérald Darmanin was questioned by judges on Monday over rape allegations that prompted outcry from women's organisations when he was appointed as the country's so-called "top cop" in July, reports FRANCE 24.