When the police arrived at the scene, the pattern of the IMF head will left the luxury hotel near Times Square. He will allow investigators to locate: 3:40 pm, Dominique Strauss-Kahn called the hotel to ask by cell phone if he has forgotten located at the Sofitel. On the phone, the hotel employee would have played the ruse to locate the pattern of the head director of IMF, asking him where he was to send the object, tells the Wall Street Journal.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn called JFK airport where he prepares to take off for Paris: a maintenance is planned Sunday in Berlin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The New York police must act quickly: France 023 Air flight, which is the patron of the IMF, scheduled at 16: 40. The officers of the airport authority of New York and New Jersey, already on place, who are responsible for stop it until the aircraft leave American.
“Already installed in the first class cabin, the Director General of the IMF was arrested ten minutes before the scheduled takeoff time.” Airport authorities. The latter, the pattern of the IMF was travelling alone and complied with the instructions of the agents.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who makes no representation and seeks a lawyer, is transferred to the Special Victims Unit, a special unit of the police of New York located in Harlem who investigate sexual crimes. His indictment for “sexual assault”, “attempted rape” and “sequestration” is pronounced at 2 p.m. Sunday, morning. His American lawyer, Ben Brafman, has already informed an hour earlier by e-mail to Reuters that his client denies the facts.
But the alleged victim is formal: led him to the headquarters of the Special Victims Unit under high protection a few hours later, it is without hesitation the Director General of the IMF, aligned with six other people before it. Sunday night at 11 pm, Dominique Strauss-Kahn left handcuffed the premises of the Office of Harlem to a scientific and forensic examination.
Number of points remain to clarify: according to anonymous in French Government source, quoted by The Daily Beast, the pattern of the IMF have including lunch, the day of the attack, with his daughter Camille, student at Columbia University. This would provide him an alibi to investigators which indicated, first, that the facts had occurred at 13 hours.
Furthermore, lawyers for Dominique Strauss-Kahn, cited by BFM TV, argue that his departure from the hotel has been registered at 12:28 pm.