Moroccan singer Saad Lamjarred is back in the limelight for yet another rape accusation. On Monday, French authorities arrested the 33-year-old singer after a woman in southern France filed a complaint against him.
According to the BBC, the singer was then placed under formal investigation over the incident which allegedly took place in a hotel in Saint-Tropez, a coastal town in the French Riviera.
Al Arabiya reported that the French judiciary "ordered the release of Saad Lamjarred on probation after he paid his bail". The musician will be under judicial supervision, meaning he cannot travel outside of France.
No further details on the case have been disseminated. However, prosecutors say the case is "complex" and involves two "radically opposed versions of events", according to BBC.
"I hope he stays in jail forever"
"This is what happens when you let a sex offender not only walk free ... but be celebrated"
"Lamjarred is a piece of rotten sh*t ... and if you defend him, so are you"
"Third time is a pattern"
"Low life sexual predator"
"What a shame"
Not the first time Lamjarred makes headlines for sexual assault
In 2016, the Moroccan singer was arrested after allegedly raping and beating an unnamed French woman.
In April 2017, Lamjarred was released on bail with an electronic tether that constantly alerts police of his movements until another trial was held.
An American woman accused Lamjarred in 2016 of physically and sexually assaulting her in Brooklyn in 2010. The singer allegedly fled the U.S. after posting bail, having been arrested and indicted.
Despite the two accusations, Morocco's King Mohammed VI threw his support behind the pop star, hiring a top-notch lawyer to represent him in court.
"This is a favorable response to a request from the family of the singer who sought his majesty's intervention, and with respect for the presumption of innocence," the Moroccan embassy in Paris said at the time.