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Trial of the alleged guru of Parc de la Villette: Élysée Ade still has his fans

2022-10-03T20:49:36.025Z

A former follower of Élysée Ade testified at the bar evoking the hold exerted on him and on others by this self-appointed expert in kung-f



The contrast is striking.

On the bench of civil parties of the Paris Criminal Court, a handful of plaintiffs.

Some, as their lawyer Me Rodolphe Bosselut explains in the preamble, are indeed still “too afraid” to face the one they denounced as their former guru: Élysée Ade.

At 53, the man has been on trial since Monday for having placed twenty people under the influence between 2009 and 2015 and sexually assaulted a follower.

But as is often the case in sectarian matters, most of the victims do not recognize themselves as such.

And if they are present in the room – mostly women dressed in black, with long jet-colored hair or dyed platinum blonde – it is to support their mentor.

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Source: leparis

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