He was arrested on Monday, as part of investigation by the prosecutor’s preliminary inquiries. Police can hold Mr. Tron for 24 hours and extend his arrest for another 24 hours, said prosecutor Maria –Suzanne Le Queau. One of his deputies has also being held.
A third accuser has also “recently brought charges” against Mr. Tron, according to the investigation sources. Her identity or connection to Mr. Tron is unknown.
The first two accusers allege that Mr. Tron reflexology foot massages which turned into forced sexual encounters.
Mr. Tron resigned from the government at the end of last month over the allegations. He remains Mayor of Draveil.
At the time of his resignation, Ms. Le Queau said that “if the facts alleged were established, they could come under the headings of sexual aggression and rape”.
Report by Alka