LONDON: Britain’s Prince Andrew will give evidence next month in the abuse lawsuit introduced by Virginia Giuffre, a supply near the prince mentioned on Saturday.
The Duke of York, who denies accusations that he sexually abused Giuffre twenty years in the past when she was 17, will communicate beneath oath in London, the Each day Telegraph newspaper reported.
“We agreed to voluntarily produce the Duke for a deposition on March 10. Despite repeated requests, Ms. Giuffre still hasn’t committed to a date or location for her deposition,” the supply informed Reuters.
Final month, the household eliminated Andrew’s navy hyperlinks and navy patronages, and mentioned the second son of Queen Elizabeth would not be often known as “His Royal Highness”.
The prince’s legal professionals beforehand known as Giuffre’s lawsuit “baseless” and accused her of looking for one other payday.
Giuffre acquired $500,000 in a 2009 civil settlement with Epstein.
U.S. District Choose Lewis Kaplan has mentioned a trial might start between September and December 2022.
If Giuffre gained at trial, Andrew might owe her damages. She has requested for an unspecified quantity.
Andrew has not been criminally charged, and no felony expenses might be introduced in Giuffre’s civil lawsuit.