The Judge presiding over the civil swimsuit brought against the Duke of York has requested that the Prince’s former assistant, Robert Olney, provide proof.
Prince Andrew is being sued via Virginia Giuffre, claiming she was once trafficked by way of Jeffrey Epstein to have sex with the Duke while she was 17 years old.
The Duke of York denies the entire allegations towards him.
Judge Lewis A Kaplan has written to the Senior Grasp of the Queen’s Bench Department in an effort to get Mr Olney to testify relating to verbal exchange among Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epsiten, Ghislaine Maxwell and Ms Giuffre in addition as his go back and forth to Epstein’s more than a few properties.
Remaining month, Ms Giuffre’s legal professionals had requested Mr Olney’s testimony besides as one attainable witness based in Britain.
Pass Judgement On Kaplan also wrote to the Top Court inquiring for to listen to the testimony of Shukri Walker, a UK based totally lady who claims to have noticed the Duke and Ms Giuffre in Tramp nightclub in London in March 2001.
Ms Giuffre’s husband Robert and her psychologist Dr Judith Lightfoot have additionally been requested to offer testimony.
For his part, Mr Giuffre will likely be asked to discuss how he met his wife, any youth trauma suffered, her courting with Epstein and Maxwell in addition as any occasions on which she discussed the Duke of York.
Dr Lightfoot will likely be asked to speak about any clinical interactions she has had with Ms Giuffre as well as the concept of fake memory.
All 4 witnesses have been requested to finish giving testimony by way of April 29.