A Marseille police officer from the juvenile brigade was indicted and imprisoned on Friday for rape and sexual assault on a minor, facts he allegedly committed in the Philippines, said the Marseille prosecutor's office on Monday, September 20.
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The official was also indicted for possession of child pornography images, said Dominique Laurens, the prosecutor of the Republic of Marseille, confirming the initial information from La Provence.
"An internal report"
The investigation was launched following an internal report
" to the juvenile brigade, "
which made it possible to discover the actions of the person concerned in the context of an incidental procedure in which computer equipment was seized from his home and then exploited,
”said prosecutor Laurens.
Still according to the prosecution, the police officer admitted the facts, with the exception of the rape, and was placed in pre-trial detention.
According to Provence, the 42-year-old man managed an association in the Philippines to help poor children and sometimes had them adopted.