Chris Brown arrested in Paris on rape charges

Singer has a history of violence against women, was charged in 2009 for assaulting then girlfriend Rihanna


By Cutacut Editorial Team

American singer Chris Brown has been arrested in Paris over charges of rape brought forward by a 24-year-old woman, French police reported.

In her complaint, the woman alleges Brown assaulted her in a hotel suite in Paris earlier in this month.

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The 24-year-old reportedly told the police that the two met in a nightclub in central Paris before going to their hotel.

There has been no response from the accused yet.

Singer Chris Brown, seen here in a mug shot from last year, has been detained in Paris. Picture: AFP

Investigations are currently underway.

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As per French media, the two other men being investigated are Brown’s bodyguard and a friend.

This is not Brown’s first run-in with the law. He was sentenced to five years in probation and received a community service order for assaulting his ex-girlfriend Rihanna, an American pop singer, in his car in 2009.

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In 2018, Brown was arrested in Florida after a show over an outstanding warrant. He was released after paying a bond worth $2000. After his arrest, the 29-year-old posted on Instagram, “What’s NEW????? Show tomorrow!!!!”

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What’s NEW🙄????? Show tomorrow!!!! ❤️

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