Moroccan singer Lamjarred held in France on new rape allegations


The popular Moroccan singer Saad Lamjarred, whose 2015 hit Lmaallem has become the most-viewed song by an Arab artist on YouTube, and who also jumped bail on rape charges in the US in 2010, has been detained in France after a third accusation of rape lodged against him, this time by a woman who says he forced himself upon her in a hotel in Saint-Tropez.

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Moroccan singer Saad Lamjarred has been detained in southern France over new allegations of rape, reports BBC News.