Prince Andrew calls for US jury trial over sexual assault allegations – BBC Information
Attorneys for Prince Andrew have written to a US choose to demand a jury trial in a civil lawsuit introduced by a lady who has accused him of sexual assault.
Virginia Giuffre, 38, alleges that he sexually assaulted her when she was an adolescent on the houses of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell.
The Duke of York has denied all of the allegations in opposition to him.
Within the court docket paperwork, his authorized staff submitted a number of the explanation why they imagine the case ought to be dismissed.
The 11-page doc states that Prince Andrew “admits that he met Epstein in or round 1999” however denies that he participated in any abuse.
Huw Edwards presents BBC Information at Ten reporting by royal correspondent Nicholas Witchell and by Nada Tawfik in New York.
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