New York: A girl who sued Bob Dylan for allegedly sexually abusing her when she was 12 has dropped her case, simply after the folk-rock artist´s authorized group accused her of destroying proof.
In August of final 12 months the plaintiff, who stays unnamed and was recognized solely as J.C., had filed a swimsuit alleging that Dylan abused her over a six-week interval between April and Might of 1965.
It alleged Dylan “exploited his standing as a musician” to supply “alcohol and medicines and sexually abuse her a number of occasions” on the famed Chelsea lodge in Manhattan.
The swimsuit additionally accused Dylan, who turned 81 in Might, of bodily threatening the lady.
On the time a spokesperson for Dylan, who was born Robert Zimmerman, had dubbed the accusation “unfaithful.”
In a letter Dylan´s authorized group filed with the federal court docket on Wednesday, they accused the plaintiff of deleting vital textual content messages, and urged that “financial sanctions” have been vital.
On Thursday Dylan´s attorneys mentioned the plaintiff had dropped the case. Attorneys for the plaintiff didn’t instantly reply to request for remark.