Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Luxembourg Police Open Inquiry Into Violence At Grand Ducal Court

Today, 4 February, the Justice Department in Luxembourg announced that the police had opened a preliminary investigations into credible reports of violence at Le Cour.

The following statement was released by the Prosecutor's Office:
The Luxembourg prosecutor's office has opened a preliminary investigation in the context of the statements made during the RTL Presseclub broadcast on February 2, 2020, where physical violence at the Grand-Ducal Court was discussed . 
The judicial police service was requested to carry out certain investigative duties. 
The Luxembourg public prosecutor's office will await the conclusions of the investigation to decide on the possible consequences.
A number of employees in the employ of the Grand Ducal Family have apparently made credible reports that they were physically assaulted on the job.

This news from La Justice comes on the tail of the Waringo Report being released last week. The report documented working conditions at the Grand Ducal Court and offered recommendations about how the institution could be improved.

Sources:
COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE DU PARQUET DE LUXEMBOURG EN RELATION AVEC DES DÉCLARATIONS QUI ONT ÉTÉ FAITES LORS DE L’ÉMISSION RTL PRESSECLUB
Gewalt am Hof: Ermittlungen eingeleitet

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