Feminists demand rape probe in Bolivia sex video

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Photo -   Police escort into a police station, Bolivian provincial lawmaker, Domingo Alcibia, right, who faces charges of abuse of power, in Sucre, Bolivia, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Security cameras show Alcibia having what appears to be nonconsensual sex in a legislative chamber with an extremely inebriated and possibly unconscious woman. Alcibia is not being prosecuted for sexual assault because the woman, a janitor, did not file a complaint, according to the prosecutor in charge of the case, Fernando Pacheco. (AP Photo)
Police escort into a police station, Bolivian provincial lawmaker, Domingo Alcibia, right, who faces charges of abuse of power, in Sucre, Bolivia, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Security cameras show Alcibia having what appears to be nonconsensual sex in a legislative chamber with an extremely inebriated and possibly unconscious woman. Alcibia is not being prosecuted for sexual assault because the woman, a janitor, did not file a complaint, according to the prosecutor in charge of the case, Fernando Pacheco. (AP Photo)
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LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Women's groups are demanding a criminal sexual assault investigation for a provincial lawmaker who was caught by security video having what appears to be forced sex with a female legislative employee so drunk she may have been unconscious.

The lawmaker, Domingo Alcibia, was arrested Tuesday a week after the scandal broke, and prosecutors said he would be charged with abuse of power but not with rape because the woman, a janitor, had not filed charges against him.

Patricia Branez of the Center for Womens' Information and Development said on Wednesday that women's group "are demanding that the prosecutor's office investigate the incident and if it is necessary we will be the ones to file a rape complaint."

Feminists has been picketing the prosecutor's office in Sucre to press the demand.

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