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Céline Quatennens says she has suffered “anger” and “physical and moral violence” from her husband for “several years”
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Céline Quatennens says she has suffered “anger” and “physical and moral violence” from her husband for “several years”

“It is disagreeable to me that my husband minimizes the facts publicly by casting discredit on my person. » Céline Quatennens on Wednesday denounced the “angers” and the “physical and moral violence” of her husband, the deputy of La France insoumise Adrien Quatennens.

In a press release, the authenticity of which was confirmed to Agence France-Presse (AFP) by her lawyer, she states: “I have suffered his anger, his crises, physical and moral violence for several years. “During the past few years, I wanted a divorce three times, each time under pressure I backed out”says Céline Quatennens.

Adrien Quatennens, who on September 18 admitted violence against his wife in a press release and has not sat in the National Assembly since, must be heard on December 13 behind closed doors by a prosecutor in a procedure of prior admission of guilt (CRPC, sometimes called “plead guilty”).

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“Faced with the declarations of Mr. Quatennens arguing in the media “of a single slap in a context of extreme tension and mutual aggressiveness”, I cannot remain silent in the face of remarks that I consider untruthful”, developed Céline Quatennens. denouncing “a very personal version”she claims to speak ” against his will “ but for “rebalancing things”.

In a long press release, made public on September 18, the elected official mentioned in particular ” disputes “ since the announcement by his wife of his desire to divorce, specifying that he had “grab the wrist” during one of them. He also admitted to having “gave a slap”there is ” a year “, “in a context of extreme tension and mutual aggressiveness”.

Withdrawn from his position as political coordinator of La France insoumise since that date, the deputy informed those around him in mid-November that he wanted to resume his place on the benches of the Assembly, now that his sick leave is over. The movement has been working since “collectively” to “terms of his return”on the principle of which the group agreed, despite pressure from other political parties and feminist associations.

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