Beppe Grillo, the founder of the Italian five-star sports party, publicly defended his son Ciro on Monday. Accused of gang-raping a girl, And strongly requested the media to provide information about the case.
He asked in a video titled “Video”: “My son appeared in all newspapers as a serial rapist along with three other boys. I want to explain why a group of consecutive rapes including my son The criminal was not arrested.” “Reporter or judge?”
Ciro Grillo, 20 years old, is one of the four children of comedians and the founder of the party with the most votes in the last general election in Italy. He was accused of rape with three other friends. A 19-year-old in Porto Cervo in the summer of 2019 (Sardinia in the southeast).
Although the young man defended his innocence, the public prosecutor’s office believed that this was not a voluntary sexual act, so it may ask for it in the next few days File a lawsuit against youAccording to local media, this is a preliminary situation.
Grillo yelled, claiming that his son was not guilty, and questioned that if he felt guilty, he and his friends would be in a preventive prison rather than free.
“Why not arrest them? The law stipulates that rapists will be arrested, interrogated or placed under house arrest. They have been released for two years, Why don’t you arrest them immediately? Otherwise I will kick them into the ass of prison! “He said, very frustrated in front of the camera.
the answer is:Because you have realized that this is incorrect There has been a rape because a person who was raped in the morning went kitesurfing in the afternoon and he condemned it eight days later, which seems strange to you. Indeed, this is rare,” he promised, referring to the young complainant.
Grillo remembers that there was a video that recorded what happened and what happened in it “Is determined to have consent” It was a group of young “idiots” playing.
“In the whole video, you can see everyone’s agreement through a segment of footage. A group of people are laughing. The 19-year-old is very happy, wearing underwear, and upset because They are four idiots, not four rapists“, he promised.
He concluded: “I have been very tired for the past two years. If you have to arrest my son because he has not done anything, you have to arrest me because I am going to jail.”
Grillo’s reaction was branded sexist, But got the support of the “anti-caste” party he established in 2009.
Antonella Veltri, chairman of DiRe, an association against gender-based violence, believes that the case “proves the behavior of secondary victimization, and people don’t believe this is because, Violence is minimized The girl’s behavior was almost regarded as the defendant. “
Democrat Debora Serracchiani (Debora Serracchiani) condemned Grillo’s “influence.” “Throw the shadow of sin on a girl The person who reported the violation. “