Paris (AFP)

The Paris prosecution opened an investigation on Friday against the writer Gabriel Matzneff, implicated for his relations with minor partners in a book by the editor Vanessa Springora published on Thursday, announced the public prosecutor of Paris Rémy Heitz.

This investigation was opened for "rape committed against a minor" under the age of 15 and entrusted to the Central Office for the Suppression of Violence against Persons (OCRVP), he said, stressing that the investigations would focus " to identify all other possible victims who may have suffered offenses of the same nature on national territory or abroad ".

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