It became notorious for a range of crimes during the past few years, including rapes and other sexual assaults in Calais Jungle.
By Peter Allen (Evening Standard) |
A young woman was gang raped during the destruction of the Calais Jungle, French prosecutors said today.
The attack took place on Tuesday (Oct. 25) morning when five men set upon the Ethiopian refuge.
It came as prosecutors said three suspects involved in the knifepoint rape of another woman around the squalid shantytown last week could have been people smugglers.
They may now have escaped to Paris, along with hundreds of others displaced by the destruction of the Jungle, which at one point had up to 10,000 residents.
It became notorious for a range of crimes during the past few years, including rapes and other sexual assaults.
‘The latest rapes are both being investigated as a matter of priority,’ said a source close to both investigations, which are being led by prosecutors in nearby Boulogne-sur-Mer supported by judicial police.
‘In both cases those responsible are likely to be a long way from Calais by now, but everything is being done to try and find them.’
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