Duchess Topless Photos Scandal: Preliminary criminal probe opens
The royal couple of Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton blocked in a topless photos scandal. A French Closer magazine has published and reprinted by publishing topless photos of Britain’s future queen, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge across the abroad.
Following a lawsuit filed by Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the court granted injunction that the magazine must made payment of around 2,000 euros/ $2,600 to the royal family within 24 hours, along with submitting original photos.
Banning orders are issued over the publication and online distribution of Kate topless photos.
A French prosecutor also yesterday opened a preliminary criminal investigation into the scandal, as per source said, basis of a complaint filed by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The investigation will be carried out by a branch of the police responsible for dealing, BRDP.
Now its upto prosecutor to decide whether to proceed with a full investigation of allegations of breaching the couple’s right to privacy by Closer magazine. The prosecutor will also decide who any criminal proceedings are directed against.
Beside Closer magazine editor who publish Kate’s topless photos, there is one another Irish Daily Star who took couple’s photos during sunbathing at a chateau in Provence earlier this month and published it.
Moreover, Irish Daily Star editor has suspended and for seeking prevention from such scandal in future, Britain Royal Couple wants an injunction against both and for that they made a complaint.