- Aarón y su Grupo Ilusión founder Rafael González arrested.
- He’s accused of sexually abusing a minor.
- His ex says he assaulted her daughter.
On Friday, November 24, Mexican authorities confirmed the arrest of Rafael González, founding member of Aarón y su Grupo Ilusión.
Through social media, the Attorney General’s Office of the State of Mexico described what happened.
His ex, dancer Tere Delgado, reported that she decided to file a legal complaint against the musician for allegedly sexually abusing her daughter.
The group has already given statements about the arrest of its founding member.
Rafael González arrested for sexually abusing a minor
The Attorney General’s Office of the State of Mexico confirmed that Rafael González was arrested.
He is a founding member of the regional Mexican group Aarón y su Grupo Ilusión, and he plays the accordion.
The attorney general’s statement on social media revealed shocking details about the arrest.
“The EDOMEX Prosecutor’s Office detained 60-year-old Rafael “N,” it began.
What is González accused of?
In the tweet shared by the account of the Attorney General’s Office of the State of Mexico, they stated that he was arrested for alleged sexual abuse.
“He is being investigated for his probable involvement in the crime of sexual abuse against a 12-year-old girl,” the statement says.
According to the information provided by the authorities, González’s arrest was carried out following a rigorous legal process.
“Rafael ‘N’ is being investigated for events recorded on May 10 of this year, where he took advantage of the fact that the victim was alone to subdue her,” they reported.
What is known about the case?
Rafael González’s ex, Tere Delgado, decided to file a legal complaint against the musician.
Through social media, Delgado spoke about what happened to her 12-year-old daughter and broke her silence regarding the complaint.
«The reason for this statement is to inform you that Mr. Rafael was arrested today, after carrying out the tests corresponding to the crime of SEXUAL ABUSE OF A MINOR.»
“I am willing to bring out the heart of a mother and the woman who must defend her daughter,” Tere Delgado said in her statement.
Was there an attempt to silence her?
She talked about how difficult it has been for her family and focused on the importance of speaking out against any type of abuse.
“After seeing a therapist, it was discovered that my daughter was hiding the sexual abuse she had suffered,” Delgado said.
She also reported attempts to «silence» her by unidentified people, which created tension.
“Today Mr. Rafael N is detained despite all the stones that were placed in my path, paid for with money to silence mouths, silencing them with abuse of power,» she added.
Tere Delgado demands justice
Tere Delgado highlighted that after the attempts to “hush her,” she asked the Mexican authorities to pay attention to her complaints.
“I demanded that justice pay attention to my case and I won’t mind shouting, I won’t mind standing with a piece of cardboard outside the prosecutor’s office,” she explained.
“Because before being a dancer, before being an artist, I am a woman and a mother, here what matters is defending a little girl who deserves for her mother to raise her voice,” she indicated.
The news has shocked fans of Aarón y su Grupo Ilusión, a band with an successful career in the regional Mexican scene.
What did Aarón y su Grupo Ilusión say?
Aarón y su Grupo Ilusión shared a message about the arrest on Instagram.
“First of all, we want to emphasize that we are committed to transparency and integrity in all our actions,” they detailed.
«Rafael González has been a valuable member of our group for many years and has always shown himself to be a respectable, ethical and professional person.»
“Until this situation is resolved, we reserve any additional comments and trust that justice will be done,» they concluded.