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    A member of the French police unit BRI (Research and Intervention Brigade - Brigades de recherche et d'intervention) stands guard at the border with Germany in Strasbourg, on December 12, 2018, as part of searches in order to find the gunman who opened fire near a Christmas market the night before, in Strasbourg, eastern France.

    Two French Policemen on Trial for Alleged Gang Rape of Canadian Tourist

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    The incident reportedly took place at a small Irish pub near 36 Quai des Orfevres, the most famous police headquarters in France – home to the Police Judiciaire de Paris, in 2014.

    Two French policemen from the prestigious Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) are going on trial on charges of raping a Canadian tourist near the Paris police headquarters. 

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    The woman, identified only by her first name as Emily, claims that she met a group of officers from the so-called “Anti-Gang Brigade” in an Irish pub in April 2014, and after several drinks, they invited her to take a tour of the world-famous police headquarters, often featured in crime movies.

    After Emily followed the men to the site, they allegedly raped her several times.

    According to French media outlets, judges initially refused to look into the case, but the Paris prosecutor and Emily won their appeal to commence a trial. The officers are now facing up to 20 years in prison.

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