State Senator Pressures Manhattan DA To Not Drop Strauss-Kahn Case

 

07/10/2011 09:50 AM

By: NY1 News

A Harlem lawmaker is calling on the Manhattan district attorney to pursue sexual assault charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn and let the alleged victim have her day in court.

State Senator Bill Perkins said District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. should not drop the case against the former head of the International Monetary Fund, since a dismissal could discourage future victims of sex attacks from coming forward.

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Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 09:50